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CTYWC Faculty Readings: Dubrow & Hall


Date: 7:00pm EDT July 18

During the third annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, there will be two faculty readings that will be free and open to the public. The first of these features Jehanne Dubrow & James Allen Hall.

Jehanne DubrowJehanne Dubrow was born in Italy and grew up in Yugoslavia, Zaire, Poland, Belgium, Austria, and the United States. She is the author of six poetry collections, including most recently Dots & Dashes (Southern Illinois University Press, 2017), winner of the Crab Orchard Series Open Competition Award, The Arranged Marriage (University of New Mexico Press, 2015), Red Army Red (Northwestern University Press, 2012),and Stateside (Northwestern University Press, 2010). She is a co-editor of the anthologies The Book of Scented Things: 100 Contemporary Poems about Perfume and Still Life with Poem: Contemporary Natures Mortes in Verse (Literary House Press, 2014 and 2016). Her poems, essays, and book reviews have appeared in The Southern ReviewNew England ReviewThe Hudson Review, Pleiades, and Virginia Quarterly Review. She is an Associate Professor of creative writing at the University of North Texas.

James Allen HallJames Allen Hall is the author of Now You’re the Enemy, a book of poems that won awards from the Texas Institute, the Lambda Literary Foundation, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers. His poems have also won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the New York Foundation of the Arts. He has just published a book of lyric personal essays called I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well. He is an Associate Professor of English at Washington College.