Tuesday, November 23, 7pm – Poetry
Moonstone Poetry Series Presents
Rob Schlegel & Michael Steffen
Rob Schlegel’s The Lesser Fields was selected for the 2009 Colorado Prize for Poetry. His work has appeared in New American Writing, Octopus, Volt, and elsewhere. He teaches writing in Iowa City where is co-editor of The Catenary Press.
Michael Steffen’s first book, No Good at Sea, was published by Legible Press in 2002. His second, Premature Gods, is forthcoming. Michael has had manuscripts shortlisted for the Blue Light Press, Defined Providence Press, and Bright Hills Press Book Awards, as well as the Brittingham and Pollak, Bordighera, and Levine Poetry Prizes. In 2002, he was granted a Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. His poems and critical prose have appeared in a wide variety of journals including Poetry, Potomac Review, The Ledge, Poet Lore, Rhino, Alehouse and many others. Michael is a graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Vermont College. He currently resides in Roseto, Pennsylvania. Visit his website at: www.geocities.com/msteff12000/MikeSteffen.html