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Monday Poets | Olga Dugan & Amy Barone
Mon, April 9, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at
Parkway Central Library
Room 108, 1st Floor, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Olga Dugan is a Cave Canem poet and Lindback Professor of English at Community College of Philadelphia. Her award-winning poems appear or are forthcoming in Typehouse Literary Magazine, Kweli, The Southern Quarterly, Pirene’s Fountain, Tipton Poetry Journal, and Scribble. Scholarly research for a book Olga’s writing on Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-2014), has recently appeared in The Journal of African American History and Emory University’s MARBL Series “Following the Fellows.”
Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, will be released in 2018. Her chapbooks are Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Gradiva, Standpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, Philadelphia Poets and Sensitive Skin, among other publications. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Originally from Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City.