Read the 2006 Chapbook
April 4 - Cordelia Chávez Candelaria de Beveridge
Cordelia Chávez Candelaria de Beveridge is the author of Cursing Fujimori and Other Andean Reflections, 2003 [poetry and fiction]; Arroyos to the Heart, 1993 [poetry]; Seeking the Perfect Game: Baseball in American Literature, 1989; Chicano Poetry, A Critical Introduction, 1986; Ojo de la Cueva/Cave Springs, 1984 [poetry], and dozens of published articles, reviews and poems. She also is editor or co-editor of 11 books, most recently the Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture (Greenwood Publishing, 2004); The Legacy of 1848 and 1898 (2000); Women Poets of the Americas (1999). Dr. Candelaria is a Regents’ Professor of English and Chicana and Chicano Studies at Arizona State University and Director of Research for ASU’s National Center for Community Development and Civil Rights.
Presented as part of Arte es Amor, an annual celebration of Latino arts and culture throughout Tempe and ASU.
April 11 - Roberta Burnett
Roberta Burnett recently published poetry in The Bellevue Literary Review. She has written commissioned poems for the Scottsdale Center for the Arts and for the Arizona State University Art Museum. Burnett has been a writer-of-all-trades since 1973. She owned an advertising and public relations agency for 18 years and has worked as an undergraduate English instructor, as a scholarly editor, and as a freelance journalist, first for national arts and dance magazines and, for the last five years, as a performing arts, fine arts and fiction reviewer for The Arizona Republic. Her master’s degree in English comes from Long Beach State College (Calif.) and her master’s in Fine Arts degree is from Vermont College of Norwich University in Montpelier. She has taught at California State University, Irvine; California State University, Long Beach; Fullerton (Calif.) Community College; Iowa State University; and the University of Iowa.
April 18 - Sally Ball
Sally Ball is the author of Annus Mirabilis, which was selected for the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize by Ellen Bryant Voigt. Her poems have appeared in Boulevard, Ploughshares, Slate and the Best American Poetry anthology, and her prose in Pleiades and the Review of Contemporary Fiction. She has been a resident at the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming. She is the senior editor of Four Way Books and a visiting lecturer at Arizona State University.
April 25 - Cynthia Hogue
Cynthia Hogue lives with her husband, the French economist Sylvain Gallais, in Arizona, where she is the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Interim Director of the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English at Arizona State University. Among her honors are a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, an NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship, and the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University. Her collections of poetry include The Incognito Body (2006), Flux (2002), The Never Wife (1999), and The Woman in Red (1990). Her critical work includes the co-edited We Who Love To Be Astonished: Experimental Feminist Poetics and Performance Art, the forthcoming first edition of H.D.’s The Sword Went Out to Sea, and the forthcoming Innovative Women Poets (Works and Interviews).