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Susan Schultz and Connie Deanovich reading: November 2, 2011

In Reading Alerts on August 22, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Badger Munitions Dump, May 2011. Photo by Steel Wagstaff

Wednesday, November 2nd, 5:30 p.m.
Room 126Memorial Library, UW-Madison

Susan Schultz is a Professor in the English department at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, where she teaches modern and contemporary poetry, American literature, and creative writing. Her critical work includes A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry (University of Alabama Poetry and Poetics Series, 2005) as well as essays on Denise Riley and adoption, Linh Dinh and disgust, Donald Rumsfeld and political poetry, and the poetries of Hawai‘i. Schultz was the editor (or co-editor) of the collections The Tribe of John: Ashbery and Contemporary Poetry (University of Alabama Press, 1995) and Multiformalisms (WordTech, 2008).

Her books of poetry include Aleatory Allegories (Salt Press, 2000), Memory Cards & Adoption Papers (Potes & Poets, 2001), And Then Something Happened (Salt Press, 2004), and Dementia Blog (Singing Horse Press, 2008). Schultz is the editor and publisher of Tinfish Press, an independent press based in Hawai’i which publishes an annual journal of experimental poetry from the Pacific, as well as a series of chapbooks and full-length poetry volumes. She also runs a blog.

Susan Schultz

Connie Deanovich is the Whiting Writers Award-winning author of Zombie Jet and Watusi Titanic. Her poetry and essays have been published in numerous anthologies, magazines, and journals, including Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry, Walk on the Wild Side: Urban American Poetry Since 1975, American Poetry: the Next Generation, New American Writing, Bomb Magazine, World Poets: Scribner Writers Series (Ron Padgett, editor in chief), and Richter 858, published by The Shifting Foundation and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Originally from Chicago where she edited the little magazine B City, Connie now lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Photo of Connie Deanovich

Connie Deanovich

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  1. […] Connie Deanovich will be reading with Susan Schultz. For more about these fine poets, see the updated reading announcement. Note also that the reading will be held at a slightly unusual (for long-time FELIX […]

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