Julia Bloch and erica lewis

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Photos of Julia Bloch and erica lewis
Julia Bloch and erica lewis read from their poetry. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
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Julia Bloch

Julia Bloch grew up in Northern California and Sydney, Australia. Her poetry collection, Letters to Kelly Clarkson (Sidebrow Books), was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Volta, Journal of Modern Literature and elsewhere. Bloch coedits Jacket2 and directs the creative writing program at University of Pennsylvania. She received a Master of Fine Arts in poetry at Mills College and a Ph.D. in literature at University of Pennsylvania. Awards and honors include the San Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award and the William Carlos Williams Prize for Poetry.

erica lewis

erica lewis lives in San Francisco, where she is a fine arts publicist and curates the John Oates house reading series. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and journals, including Apartment, BOMB, Brooklyn Rail, Bombay Gin, Boog City, clinic, Coconut, Dusie, Little Red Leaves, New American Writing, Octopus, P Queue, The New Megaphone and With+Stand. Books include The Precipice of Jupiter (Queue Books) and Camera Obscura (BlazeVox Books), both collaborations with Bay Area artist Mark Stephen Finein, and Murmur in the Inventory (Shearsman Books, January 2013).