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Mitch Manning and James Stotts Reading

October 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Mitch Manning is the author of city of water (Arrowsmith, 2019). He’s taught poetry in central China and his poems have been read inBasra, southern Iraq as part of the Boston to Basra Project. He teachesin the English and Labor Studies programs at UMass Boston, and is Associate Director at the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences. He’s an Associate Editor for CONSEQUENCE magazine and founder of NO INFINITE a journal of poetry, art, and protest. Poems and interviews published in The Doris, BOOG City, Let The Bucket Down, CONSEQUENCE, Sundial, Hollow, GAFF and more. He can be found online at mitchmanning.info. James Stotts was born in 1982, the last of five children,in southern Colorado, and grew up in New Mexico. He studied Russian literature and linguistics at the University of New Mexico, was a research assistant in Russian at Boston College, and has translated the Russian poetry of Mandelstam, Tsvetaeva, Esenin, Brodsky, Boris Ryzhy and others. He has traveled and studied in Russia on numerous occasions. He lives in Boston. His work has appeared in Little Star, AGNI, The Atlantic, and Failbetter. Pen and Anvil Press reissued his first book, Since, in 2016, and will publish Elgin Pelicans, his second, in August.   http://penandanvil.com/elgin-pelicans/

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October 2, 2019
7:30 pm