Barbara Ras and Kathy Fagan Poetry Reading

About Barbara Ras:

Barbara Ras is the author of three poetry collections: Bite Every Sorrow, which won the Walt Whitman Award and was also awarded the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; One Hidden Stuff (Penguin, 2006); and The Last Skin (Penguin, 2010), winner of the Award for Poetry from the Texas Institute of Letters.  Ras has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.  Her poems have appeared in the New YorkerTin House, Granta, Five Points, American Scholar, Massachusetts Review, and Orion, as well as in many other magazines and anthologies.  She is the editor of a collection of short fiction in translation, Costa Rica: A Traveler’s Literary Companion. Ras has taught in the MFA for Writers Program at Warren Wilson and at workshops nationally and internationally.  She lives in San Antonio and is the founding director emerita of Trinity University Press.

About Kathy Fagan:

Kathy Fagan’s fifth book is Sycamore (Milkweed, 2017), a finalist for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts and William Carlos Williams Poetry Prizes. Her first book was a National Poetry Series winner and her second collection won the Vassar Miller Prize. Recent work appears in The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Nation, The Bennington Review and Tin House. She has received fellowships from the NEA, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and Ohio Arts Council. Ohio’s 2017 Poet of the Year, Fagan directs the MFA Program at Ohio State, where she also serves as Series Editor for the OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Poetry Prize.

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
Bite Every Sorrow (Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807122648
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Published: LSU Press - April 1st, 1998

The Last Skin (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143116974
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Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2010

Sycamore: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571314734
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 14th, 2017

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