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Monday Poets | Zach Savich, with Amy Jannotti, Glorious Piner, and Hazel The Aura
Mon, December 2, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at
Parkway Central Library
Join Monday Poets for a special reading by Zach Savich and University of the Arts creative writing alumni.
Zach Savich is the author of the poetry collections Full Catastrophe Living (2009), Annulments (2010), The Firestorm (2011), Century Swept Brutal (2013), The Orchard Green and Every Color (2016), and Daybed (2018). His prose works include Events Film Cannot Withstand (2011) and Diving Makes the Water Deep (2016). His poetry has appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, A Public Space and Colorado Review; and in anthologies including Best New Poets. He has received the Iowa Poetry Prize, the Colorado Prize for Poetry, and the CSU Poetry Center’s Open Award. He teaches at the University of the Arts.
Amy Jannotti (she/her) received her BFA in Creative Writing from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, where she lives with several small animals and a multitude of dried flowers. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Calliope, Charge, and Z Publishing House's Pennsylvania's Emerging Writers: An Anthology of Fiction.
Glorious Piner is a writer from West Philadelphia who takes a peculiar interest in the raking out the exciting idiosyncratic details of the mundane. She is a first-year MFA Creative Writing major at the University of Maryland. She organizes the Paperback Poetry Festival -- a yearly poetry festival engaged in bringing together disparate parts of the poetry community -- and it’s attendant literary journal. Through writing, community outreach, and event organizing, she is determined to dismantle the segregative notions that force distance and difference between sub-literary communities and communities at large.
Hazel The Aura is a Poetic Artist born and raised in Philly. Through spoken word and music Hazel The Aura celebrates the voices, rhythms, and language of her neighborhood. Her debut chapbook Next Hood Over will be published by ToHo Journal at the top of 2020. If you would like to be neighbors please follow @HazelTheAura on Instagram.
Room: The Heim Center for Cultural and Civic Engagement (1st floor)