A full-day poetry workshop with Jeffrey Levine and Kristina Marie Darling
June 30, 2018
Limited to first 12 participants who enroll.
June 30, 2018, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Jeffrey Levine is the author of three books of poetry: Rumor of Cortez, nominated for a 2006 Los Angeles Times Literary Award in Poetry, Mortal, Everlasting, which won the 2002 Transcontinental Poetry Prize, and At the Kinnegad Home for the Bewildered, coming in February from Salmon Press. In addition to his own writing, he is principal translator of Canto General, Pablo Neruda’s major work. Levine’s many poetry prizes include the Larry Levis Prize from the Missouri Review, the James Hearst Poetry Prize from North American Review, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Ekphrasis Poetry Prize, and the American Literary Review poetry prize. His poems have garnered 21 Pushcart nominations. A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Levine is founder, Artistic Director and Publisher of Tupelo Press, an award‐winning independent literary press located in the historic Eclipse Mill in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. In addition, he served for seven formative years as core faculty of the Colrain Manuscript Conferences and is now Director of the esteemed Tupelo Press Writing Conferences. Levine is also an accomplished musician: a concert clarinetist (Buffalo Philharmonic the New York City Opera Orchestra), jazz guitarist and pianist.
Kristina Marie Darling is the author of thirty books, which include JE SUIS L’AUTRE: ESSAYS & INTERROGATIONS (C&R Press, 2017) and DARK HORSE (C&R Press, 2018). Within the past few years, her writing has been honored with three residencies at Yaddo, where she has held both the Martha Walsh Pulver Residency for a Poet and the Howard Moss Residency in Poetry; a Hawthornden Castle Fellowship, funded by the Heinz Foundation; a Fundación Valparaíso fellowship; an artist-in-residence position at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris; and three residencies at the American Academy in Rome. She is the recipient of grants from Harvard University’s Kittredge Fund, the Whiting Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Ora Lerman Trust, the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis, and the Rockefeller Archive Center. A graduate of NYU’s MFA in Creative Writing Program and the PhD Program in Literature at SUNY-Buffalo, Kristina currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Tupelo Quarterly, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Tupelo Press, and a contributing writer at Publishers Weekly.
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