Nov. 13- Michelle Taransky, Paul Legault, Mande Zecca
Michelle Taransky was born in Camden, NJ in 1981. Taransky’s first
book, Barn Burned, Then, was selected by Marjorie Welish for the 2008
Omnidawn Poetry Prize. A graduate of the University of Chicago & the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Taransky lives in Philadelphia where she works at Kelly Writers House, is Reviews Editor for Jacket2, and teaches writing at University of Pennsylvania and Temple University.
M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia and a
B.F.A. in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California.
His poems have been published in Denver Quarterly, FIELD, Pleiades,
and other journals. Currently, he is working on an English-to-English
translation of the complete works of Emily Dickinson, part of which
has been published as a chapbook, The Emily Dickinson Reader, vol. 1
(Try and Make, 2009). Paul lives with his husband, Orion Jenkins, in
Brooklyn, NY where he works at the Academy of American Poets.
Mande Zecca’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Caket-rain, Ploughshares, CutBank & Propeller. She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop & currently lives in Baltimore where she is pursuing a PhD in English.