Taken from Penn Book Center
Please join us for a poetry reading with Thea Brown, Jane Lewty, & Christy Davids!
Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York, THEA BROWN is the author of the chapbook We Are Fantastic (Petri Press 2013) and the full-length collections Think of the Danger (H_NGM_N 2016) and Famous Times (Slope Editions 2019). She lives in Baltimore, where she was the 2016–2017 Tickner Fellow at the Gilman School, a 2016 Rubys Artist Project Grant awardee, and the recipient of a 2017 UCross Foundation fellowship.
JANE LEWTY is the author of two collections of poetry: Bravura Cool (1913 Press: 2013), winner of the 1913 First Book Prize in 2011, and In One Form To Find Another (Cleveland State University Press: 2017) which won the 2016 Open Book Prize. She has coedited two volumes of essays: Broadcasting Modernism (University Press of Florida, 2010) and Pornotopias: Image, Desire, Apocalypse (Litteraria Pragensia, 2009).
CHRISTY DAVIDS is a poet and teacher. She collects recordings at poetry//SOUNDS and cocurates the Philadelphia-based reading series Charmed Instruments. Some of her work can be found in VOLT, Open House, Bedfellows, Jacket2, Dusie, The Tiny, and the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet, among others. Her chapbook on heat (2017) was selected by the editors in BOAAT Press’s 2016 chapbook competition, and her chapbook wanton is forthcoming from DoubleCross Press.