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Friday, April 29 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Sandra Beasley, Martha Collins, and Ocean Vuong FILLING

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This is a reading you won’t want to miss. Join us for an extraordinary night of poetry with Sandra Beasley, Martha Collins, and Ocean Vuong.

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Sandra Beasley

Sandra Beasley is author of three poetry collections: Count the Waves; I Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Theories of Falling, winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize. Honors for her work include a 2015 NEA Literature Fellowship, the Centerfor Book Arts Chapbook Prize, and two DCCAH Artist Fellowships. She is also the authorof the memoir Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life. She lives in... Read More →
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Martha Collins

FIELD magazine; Oberlin College Press
Martha Collins’s eighth book of poems, Admit One: An American Scrapbook will be published by Pittsburgh in early 2016. Her earlier books include Day Unto Day (Milkweed, 2014), White Papers (Pittsburgh, 2012) and Blue Front (Graywolf, 2006). She has also published four collections of co-translated Vietnamese poetry—most recently Black Stars: Poems by Ngo Tu Lap (Milkweed, 2013, with the author). She founded the creative writing program at... Read More →
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Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). A 2014 Ruth Lilly fellow, he has received honors from Poets House, The Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and a 2014 Pushcart Prize. His fiction and poetry have been featured in the Kenyon Review, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Poetry, and American Poetry Review, which... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
PEM Atrium Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970

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