Cincinnati to San Francisco: Catherine Wagner, Dana Ward, Tyrone Williams

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 pm
Photo of Dana Ward
Three Ohio-based poets head west to San Francisco for a reading co-presented by The Poetry Center. Free for SF State students and Poetry Center members. $5 low income. $10 general.
Ruth's Table, 580 Capp Street, San Francisco
The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives
Ruth's Table
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Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner was born in Burma and grew up in Baltimore. She is the author of Nervous Device (City Lights Publishers, 2012), My New Job (Fence Books, 2009), Macular Hole (Fence Books, 2004) and Miss America (Fence Books, 2001). With Rebecca Wolff, she edited Not for Mothers Only: Contemporary Poems on Child Getting and Child Reading (Fence Books, 2007). She teaches at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Dana Ward

Dana Ward’s books of poetry include The Crisis of Infinite Worlds (Futurepoem Books, 2013), Some Other Deaths of Bas Jan Ader (Flowers and Cream Press, 2013) and This Can’t Be Life (Edge Books, 2012). He lives in Cincinnati where he hosts the Cy Press Poetry @Thunder Sky reading series and co-edits Perfect Lovers Press.

Tyrone Williams

Tyrone Williams teaches literature and theory at Xavier University in Cincinnati. He is the author of three books of poetry, c.c. (Krupskaya Books, 2002), On Spec (Omnidawn Publishing, 2008) and The Hero Project of the Century (The Backwaters Press, 2009). Williams is the editor of African American Literature: Revised Edition (2008).