Poetry Reading- Jehanne Dubrow, Ph.D. and Yerra Sugarman, Ph.D.

Jehanne Dubrow, Ph.D. and Yerra Sugarman, Ph.D will be in store reading poetry from their books, Wild Kingdom and Aunt Bird.

Jehanne Dubrow is the author of nine poetry collections, including most recently Wild Kingdom (Louisiana State University Press, 2021), and two books of creative nonfiction, throughsmoke: an essay in notes (New Rivers Press, 2019) and Taste: A Book of Small Bites (Columbia University Press, 2022). Her third book of nonfiction, Exhibitions: Essays On Art & Atrocity, will be published by University of New Mexico Press in 2023. Her writing has appeared in POETRY, New England Review, Colorado Review, and The Southern Review. She is a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Texas.

Yerra Sugarman is the author of three volumes of poetry: Aunt Bird (Four Way Books, February 2022); The Bag of Broken Glass (Sheep Meadow Press, 2008), poems from which received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship; and Forms of Gone (Sheep Meadow Press, 2002), which won PEN American Center’s Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry. Her other honors include a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award, the Poetry Society of America’s George Bogin and Cecil Hemley Memorial Awards, a Chicago Literary Award, and a “Discovery”/The Nation Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Nation, New England Review and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Visual Art from Columbia University, and a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. She lives in New York City.


Event date: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
221 W Hickory St
Denton, TX 76201
Wild Kingdom: Poems By Jehanne Dubrow Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807174128
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: LSU Press - February 24th, 2021

Aunt Bird By Yerra Sugarman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781954245143
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Four Way Books - February 15th, 2022