Books & Books, an independent bookstore in the Coral Gables neighborhood of Miami is kicking off the new school year by hosting a FIU/UM Back To School Poetry Reading which will highlight the MFA programs of Florida International University and University of Miami. The reading will be hosted by Maureen Seaton (University of Miami) and Denise Duhamel (Florida International University), and they will introduce MFA alums, Jen Bartman, Neil de la Flor, Jason McCall, and Jesse Millner. The four poets will read both old and new work, including poems from their original creative theses as well as recently published collections. Click here for location and time.
In other news, H_NGM_N has just published the chapbook, YOU WILL ISLAND by Curtis Perdue who edits interrupture. To complete H_NGM_N’s love affair with the Sunshine State they will also be publishing Caroline Cabrera’s book Flood Bloom.