TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 7pm – POETRY
Moonstone Poetry Series Presents:
A.V. CHRISTIE & TAIJE SILVERMAN
A.V. Christie’s two volumes of poetry are Nine Skies which won the 1996 National Poetry Series and The Housing which won the McGovern Prize in 2005. Her poems have appeared most recently in Poetry and The Cincinnati Review and also in AGNI, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, Poetry Northwest and Commonweal among other magazines.
Taije Silverman’s volume of poems Houses are Fields is just out from Louisiana State University Press. Her poems have been published in Ploughshares, Poetry, Shenandoah, The Antioch Review, Five Points, Prairie Schooner, Massachusetts Review, Pleiades, and elsewhere. Her translations from the Italian of poems by Paolo Valesio are forthcoming in Pleiades, and her work has won two first place prizes from the Academy of American Poets, including the Anaïs Nin Prize, judged by Stephen Dunn. Currently teaching at Ursinus College, she was the 2005-2007 Poetry Fellow at Emory University. She lives in Philadelphia.