Chris Tonelli, Lisa Sewell, Farrah Field & Jean-Paul Pecqueur

Friday, November 21, 7 pm

Chris Tonelli is the author of three chapbooks, For People Who Like Gravity and Other People (Rope-A-Dope Press, forthcoming), A Mule-Shaped Cloud (with Sarah Bartlett, horse less press, 2008), and WIDE TREE: Short Poems (Kitchen Press, 2006). He teaches at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Lisa Sewell is the author of The Way Out (Alice James Books) and Name Withheld (Four Way Books), and co-editor, with Claudia Rankine, of American Poets in the 21st Century: The New Poetics (Wesleyan UP). She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Most recently, her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, The Journal and Tampa Review. She lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Villanova University. Read her here and here.

Farrah Field’s poems have appeared in the Mississippi Review, Margie, The Courtland Review, The Massachusetts Review, Typo, Harp & Altar, and Linebreak, among others. Rising, her first book, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. She lives in Brooklyn and is currently working on a novel.

Jean-Paul Pecqueur is from Tacoma, Washington. His first book, The Case Against Happiness, was published by Alice James in 2006. He currently lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, the tornado capital of NYC. Read his poems in la fovea and Mirror Northwest. Here's an interview with him by Kate Greenstreet.

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