2012 Poets

Read Catherine Hammond's Four Translations

Josh Rathkamp

April 4 - Josh Rathkamp 
Josh Rathkamp’s first collection of poetry, Some Nights No Cars At All, was published by Ausable Press and is now distributed by Copper Canyon. He recently received the 2010 Sow’s Ear Poetry Prize and a 2012 Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Grant. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including Rattle, Narrative, Arts and Letters, Poet Lore, Gulf Coast and Verse Daily. He currently directs the Creative Writing program at Mesa Community College.Read Rathkamp's poetry

Jeannine SavardApril 11 - Jeannine Savard 
Jeannine Savard has published four volumes of poetry: Snow Water Cove, Trumpeter and My Hand Upon Your Name, and, her most recent, Accounted For from Red Hen Press. She was awarded the Jerome J. Shestack Prize for poetry from The American Poetry Review and the Carnegie Mellon Poetry Prize. Savard is an Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, teaching creative writing workshops. Savard lives with her husband, Borislav Delov, in Tempe. Read Savard's poetry

Margaret Holley 150April 18 - Margaret Holley 
Margaret Holley’s books include The Smoke Tree (Bluestem Award 1991), Beyond Me, Morning Star, Kore in Bloom and Walking Through the Horizon (University of Arkansas Press 2006). She holds a Ph.D. in English from Bryn Mawr College, where she taught English and directed the Creative Writing Program. Twelve years ago she and her husband moved to the Phoenix area, where she has worked most recently in Marketing & Development for Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Read Holley's poetry 

Hugh MartinApril 25 - Hugh Martin 
Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq war and a graduate of the MFA 
program at Arizona State. His work has appeared recently in Crazyhorse, Mid-American Review, APR, and The Kenyon Review. His chapbook, So, How Was the War? (Kent State UP, 2010) was published by the Wick Poetry Center and he recently won the 2012 Poulin Book Prize from BOA Editions, Ltd. He will be a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University in the fall of 2012. Read Martin's poetry.

 

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