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Showcase Reading Series: Timothy Liu, Sara Jane Stoner, Yolanda Wisher, and Magdalena Zurawski
Jul 9, 2015 | 7:00 pm
Readings by Timothy Liu (Don’t Go Back to Sleep, Saturnalia Books), Sara Jane Stoner (Experience in the Medium of Destruction, Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs), Yolanda Wisher (Monk Eats An Afro, Hanging Loose Press), and Magdalena Zurawski (Companion Animal, Litmus Press)
Timothy Liu is the author of nine books of poetry, most recently Don’t Go Back to Sleep (2014) and Polytheogamy (2009), a collaboration with artist Greg Drasler. His writing has been recognized by Publishers Weekly and the Poetry Society of America. He is a Professor of English at William Patterson University.
Sara Jane Stoner is a writer and queer theorist. She serves as the reviews editor for The Poetry Project Newsletter and has taught at Brooklyn College., the Cooper Union, and Baruch College. She is currently completing her PhD in English at CUNY Graduate Center. Experience in the Medium of Destruction (2015) is her first book.
Yolanda Wisher works as a poet, singer, musician, and educator in Philadelphia. A Cave Canem graduate and recipient of a 2015 Pew Fellowship, she co-edited the international anthology Peace is a Haiku Song (2013) and serves as founder and director of the Germantown Poetry Festival. Monk Eats An Afro (2014) is her first book.
Magdalena Zurawski‘s Companion Animal (2015) is her debut poetry collection. Her novel The Bruise (2008) was the recipient of the Lambda Literary Award. She is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Georgia.
Part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year’s Poets House Showcase