Showcase Reading Series: Emily Abendroth, Brett Fletcher Lauer, Frances Justine Post, and Wendy S. Walters
Emily Abendroth (]Exclosures[, Ahshata Press), Brett Fletcher Lauer (A Hotel in Belgium, Four Way Books), Frances Justine Post (Beast, Augury Books), and Wendy S. Walters (Troy, Michigan, Futurepoem books).
Emily Abendroth is the author of ]Exclosures[ (2014). She is the author of numerous chapbooks, including NOTHWITHSTANDING shoring, Flummox (2012); Exclosures ]1-8[ (2012); and Toward Eadward Forward (2009). She is the recipient of a 2013 Pew Fellowship for the Arts in Poetry.
Brett Fletcher Lauer's first book is A Hotel in Belgium (2014). He is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor at A Public Space. He is the co-editor of Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets (2004) and his poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Fence, Harper's, Tin House, and elsewhere.
Frances Justine Post is the author of Beast (2014). She is the recipient of the "Discovery" / Boston Review Poetry Prize, the Inprint Paul Verlaine Prize, and the Amy Award from Poets & Writers. She is pursuing her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Houston, where she is poetry editor for Gulf Coast Magazine.
Wendy S. Walters is a poet whose books are Troy, Michigan (2014) and Longer I Wait More You Love Me (2009). She is also the author of a chapbook Birds of Los Angeles (2005). She is Associate Professor of Poetry in the Department of Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College of The New School University.
Part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year's Poets House Showcase.