Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
1214 Sansom Street.
Wednesday September 24, 7pm
E-VERSE AUTUMN EQUINOX 2014
Iain Haley Pollock lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Springside Chesnut Hill Academy, where he is the Cyrus H. Nathan ‘30 Distinguished Faculty Chair for English. His first collection of poems, Spit Back a Boy (University of Georgia, 2011), won the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Pollock earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Syracuse University. He is a Cave Canem Fellow.
Kate Gale is the Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, Editor of The Los Angeles Review, and President of the American Composers Forum, Los Angeles. She teaches in Low Residency MFA programs around the country and serves on the boards of A Room of Her Own Foundation and Poetry Society of America. She is the author six librettos including Rio de Sangre, a libretto for an opera with composer Don Davis which premiered in October 2010 at the Florentine Opera in Milwaukee. Her latest poetry collections are The Goldilocks Zone and Echo Light, forthcoming this Fall. She is also the editor of several anthologies and blogs for Huffington Post.
Quincy R. Lehr is the author of several poetry collections, most recently Shadows and Gifts (2013), Heimat (2014), and the forthcoming The Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar (2015). He co-founded Modern Metrics Press (now an imprint of EXOT Books) with R. Nemo Hill in 2006, and he has served as the associate editor of The Raintown Review, an up-and-coming print journal, since 2008.