Join us for our monthly poetry event featuring three poets. In March we welcome Esteban Rodríguez, author of Dusk & Dust, Jeanne Larsen, author of What Penelope Chooses, and Catherine Carter, author of Larvae of the Nearest Stars.

Esteban Rodríguez is the author of Dusk & Dust (Hub City Press 2019), Crash Course (Saddle Road Press 2019), (Dis)placement (Skull + Wind Press 2020), and the micro-chapbook Soledad (2019). His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Shenandoah, TriQuarterly, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He is the Interviews Editor for the EcoTheo Review, a regular reviews contributor for PANK, and a poetry reader for BOAAT. He lives with his family and teaches in Austin, Texas.

Jeanne Larsen is a translator and author of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Her books of poetry include What Penelope Chooses (2019), which won the Cider Press Review Book Award, Why We Make Gardens (2010), and James Cook in Search of Terra Incognita (1979), an AWP award series winner in poetry, among others. She earned her BA from Oberlin College, MA from Hollins University, and PhD in comparative literature from the University of Iowa. She recently retired from Hollins, where she worked as the inaugural Jackson Professor of Creative Writing. She currently resides in Virginia's Roanoke Valley.

Catherine Carter is the author of Larvae of the Nearest Stars (LSU Press, 2019), The Swamp Monster at Home (LSU Press, 2012), The Memory of Gills (LSU Press, 2007), and Marks of the Witch (Jacar Press, 2013) among others. Her poetry has appeared in publications such as Best American Poetry 2009, Orion, Poetry magazine, Ecotone, Tar River Poetry, Cortland Review, and Ploughshares and won the North Carolina Literary Review’s James Applewhite Prize, the North Carolina Literary and Historical Society’s Roanoke-Chowan Award, and more. Carter is a professor of English at Western Carolina University, a poetry editor for Cider Press Review, and the Jackson County regional representative for the North Carolina Writers’ Network. She lives in Cullowhee with her spouse, Brian Gastle.

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Dusk & Dust Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938235559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hub City Press - September 10th, 2019

What Penelope Chooses Cover Image
ISBN: 9781930781542
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Published: Cider Press Review - March 20th, 2019

Larvae of the Nearest Stars: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807169889
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Published: LSU Press - October 16th, 2019