112th: Four Way Books Spring Launch
Join us for the Four Way Books Spring Reading on Friday, March 23rdst at 7pm. The reading will feature Carol Moldaw and Ben Purkert.
Carol Moldaw is an award-winning author of one novel and six books of poetry, including her most recent collection Beauty Refracted (Four Way Books, March 2018). The recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry, a Pushcart Prize, as well as other honors, Moldaw received her M.A. in Creative Writing from Boston University. She has taught in many writing programs and conferences, and in the spring of 2011 served as the Louis D. Rubin, Jr., Writer-in-Residence at Hollins University. Currently Moldaw teaches privately and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband and daughter.
Ben Purkert’s debut poetry collection For the Love of Endings was published by Four Way Books in March 2018. He teaches creative writing at Rutgers New Brunswick. His poems and essays have appeared in Agni, Boston Review, Guernica, Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. He holds degrees from Harvard and NYU, where he was a New York Times Fellow.
Michael Collins’ poems have received Pushcart Prize nominations and appeared in more than 70 journals and magazines. He is also the author of the chapbooks How to Sing when People Cut off your Head and Leave it Floating in the Water and Harbor Mandala and the full-length collections Psalmandala and Appearances. He teaches creative and expository writing at New York University and the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center and is the Director of Studies at Why There Are Words Press and curator of the New York City branch of the national Why There Are Words Reading Series. Visit notthatmichaelcollins.com for more.