VIRTUAL - Fady Joudah and Wayne Miller

Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

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Poets FADY JOUDAH and WAYNE MILLER will read from their new poetry collections, just out from Milkweed Editions. Joudah's new book is TETHERED TO STARS. Nobel Prize winner Louise Glück has called Joudah a "luminous aesthete who thinks in nuance, in refinements." Miller's new book is WE THE JURY. Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho brown calls it "a book of dark and sometimes surreal love poems from the heart of a man to his wife, his children, his nation, and his past."

FADY JOUDAH has published four previous collections of poems: The Earth in the AtticAlightTextu, a book-long sequence of short poems whose meter is based on cellphone character count; and, most recently, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. He has translated several collections of poetry from the Arabic and is the co-editor and co-founder of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize. He won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has received a PEN award, a Banipal/Times Literary Supplement prize from the UK, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Houston, with his wife and kids, where he practices internal medicine.

WAYNE MILLER is the author of four previous collections of poems: Post-, which won the Rilke Prize and the Colorado Book Award; The City, Our CityThe Book of Props; and Only the Senses Sleep. He has co-translated two books by the Albanian poet Moikom Zeqo and co-edited three anthologies, most recently Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century. He has received the George Bogin Award, the Lucille Medwick Award, the Lyric Poetry Award, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, the Bess Hokin Prize, and a Fulbright to Queen’s University Belfast. He co-curates the Unsung Masters Series, edits Copper Nickel, and teaches at the University of Colorado Denver.

Tethered to Stars: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571315342
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021

We the Jury: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571315311
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021