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Deborah Woodard & Jennifer Bartlett

Join us for a very special evening of poetry with Jennifer Marie Bartlett (Brooklyn) and Deborah Woodard (Seattle).

Jennifer Bartlett’s most recent book is Hindrances of a Householder. Bartlett also co-edited, with Sheila Black and Michael Northen, Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability. Bartlett has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Counsel, Fund for Poetry, and the Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut. She is currently writing a full-length biography of Larry Eigner.

Deborah Woodard is the author of Plato’s Bad Horse (Bear Star, 2006) Borrowed Tales (Stockport Flats, 2012) and No Finis: Triangle Testimonies, 1911 (Ravenna Press, 2018). She has translated the poetry of Amelia Rosselli from Italian in The Dragonfly, A Selection of Poems: 1953-1981 (Chelsea Editions, 2009), Hospital Series (New Directions, 2015) and Obtuse Diary (Entre Rios Books, 2018). Deborah teaches at Hugo House in Seattle and she also co-curates the reading series Margin Shift: Friends in Poetry.