Live From Prairie Lights: PRAGEETA SHARMA and ALAN FELSENTHAL

7:00 PM

Location: @ Prairie Lights Books

Price: Free

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Poets Prageeta Sharma and Alan Felsenthal will read from their work.

Prageeta Sharma is the author of Bliss to Fill, The Opening Question (selected by Peter Gizzi for the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize), Infamous Landscapes, and most recently, Undergloom, from Fence Books. Her poems and writing have appeared in Art Asia Pacific, BOMB, Boston Review, Fence, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, Vanitas, Women’s Review of Books, and other journals. Sharma is associate professor and director of the creative writing program at the University of Montana and is teaching this semester at the Iowa Writers Workshop.

Alan Felsenthal’s Lowly, has just been published by Ugly Duckling Presse. He co-founded The Song Cave with Ben Estes and edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind: The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton. His writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Jan Weissmiller in advance at jan@prairielights.com.

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