The Writers Place Reading Series Presents A Special Reading with Kevin Prufer, Wayne Miller, and Rebecca Morgan Frank

Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of two collections of poems: The Spokes of Venus (Carnegie Mellon UP, 2016) and Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon, 2012), a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her poems have appeared in such places as Ploughshares, Harvard Review, New England Review, Guernica, and The Missouri Review. Frank is the cofounder and editor-in-chief of the online literary magazine Memorious and the Jacob Ziskind Poet-in-Residence at Brandeis University.


Wayne Miller is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Post (Milkweed Editions, 2016) and The City, Our City (2011), which was a finalist for the William Carlos Williams Award and the Rilke Prize. He has cotranslated two books—Zodiac (Zephyr Press, 2015) and I Don't Believe in Ghosts (BOA Editions, 2007)—by the Albanian poet Moikom Zeqo, as well as coedited three books, among them Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century (Milkweed Editions, 2016; w/Travis Kurowski & Kevin Prufer) and New European Poets (Graywolf Press, 2008; w/Kevin Prufer). The recipient of six awards from the Poetry Society of America, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, the Bess Hokin Prize, and a Fulbright Distinguished Fellowship to the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's University Belfast, Miller teaches at the University of Colorado Denver and edits Copper Nickel. With Kevin Prufer, he co-curates the Unsung Masters Series.
 


Kevin Prufer is the author of six poetry collections, including How He Loved Them (Four Way Books, forthcoming), Churches (2014), and In a Beautiful Country (2011). He has coedited numerous anthologies, including Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century (Milkweed Editions, 2016; w/Travis Kurowski & Wayne Miller), Into English: An Anthology of Multiple Translations (Graywolf Press, 2016; w/Martha Collins), and Catherine Breese Davis: On the Life & Work of an American Master (Unsung Masters, 2015; w/Martha Collins & Martin Rock). Prufer has received four Pushcart Prize selections, multiple Best American Poetry selections, and several Poetry Society of America Awards, as well as fellowships from the NEA and the Lannan Foundation. He serves as editor-at-large of Pleiades: Literature in Context, co-curates (with Wayne Miller) the Unsung Masters Series, and teaches both at the University of Houston and in the Low-Residency MFA at Lesley University.