Rod Smith and Lee Ann Brown

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Photos of Rod Smith and Lee Ann Brown
Rod Smith and Lee Ann Brown read from their poetry. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
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Rod Smith

Rod Smith is the author of Touché (Wave Books, 2015), What’s the Deal? (Song Cave, 2010), Deed (University of Iowa Press, 2007), In Memory of My Theories (O Books, 1996) and several other books and chapbooks. He edits the journal Aerial, publishes Edge Books and manages Bridge Street Books in Washington, D.C. He has taught writing at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, George Mason University, Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art. Smith edited The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley (University of California Press, 2014) with Peter Baker and Kaplan Harris.

Lee Ann Brown

Lee Ann Brown was born in Japan and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the author of Other Archer (Presses Universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2015), In the Laurels, Caught (Fence Books, 2013), Crowns of Charlotte (Carolina Wren Press, 2013), The Sleep That Changed Everything (Wesleyan, 2003) and Polyverse (Sun and Moon Press, 1999), which won the 1996 New American Poetry Competition. In 1989, Brown founded Tender Buttons Press, which is dedicated to publishing experimental women’s poetry. She lives in New York City, where she teaches at St. John’s University and curates poetry events through Torn Page.