Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
1214 Sansom Street.
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 7pm
Katie Ford & Dave Livewell
Katie Ford is the author of Deposition, Colosseum, and the forthcoming Blood Lyrics (Graywolf Press, 2014). Ford is the recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship and the Larry Levis Prize. Colosseum was named among the “Best Books of 2008” by Publishers Weekly and the Virginia Quarterly Review. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals. She teaches at Franklin & Marshall College and lives in Philadelphia with her husband, the novelist Josh Emmons, and their young daughter.
Dave Livewell grew up in the Kensington section of North Philadelphia. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Yale Review, and other journals. His first book, Shackamaxon, won the 2012 T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize from Truman State University Press. His other book, Woven Light, is a sequence of poems based on the Pennsylvania paintings of Andrew Wyeth.
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