Prageeta Sharma and Thomas Devaney

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:30 pm
Photo of Prageeta Sharma
Prageeta Sharma and Thomas Devaney read from their poetry. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives
The Poetry Center
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Prageeta Sharma

Prageeta Sharma is the author of four poetry collections: Bliss to Fill, The Opening Question, Infamous Landscapes and Undergloom. Her recent awards are a Howard Foundation Grant and writing residencies at the Millay Colony, Headlands Center for the Arts and Hotel Pupik (Austria). She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at University of Montana and is co-director of the conference Thinking Its Presence: Race and Creative Writing, held at University of Montana in April 2014 and March 2015.

Thomas Devaney

Thomas Devaney is the author of five poetry collections, including Runaway Away Goat Cart,Calamity Jane, The Picture that Remains, A Series of Small Boxes and The American Pragmatist Fell in Love and the nonfiction book Letters to Ernesto Neto. Projects with the Institute of Contemporary Art include Tales from the 215 for Philadelphia Freedom with Zoe Strauss and the The Empty House at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site for The Big Nothing. Other projects include Common Ground: Eight Philadelphia Photographers in the 1960s and 1970s at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Devaney is the recipient of a 2014 Pew Fellowship in the Arts for poetry. He teaches at Haverford College.