Poetry Reading: John Isles and Kristen Hanlon
Date: April 16, 2009 PDT Location: Watzek Library
John Isles is the author of Inverse Sky (Iowa, 2008) and Ark (Iowa, 2003) and coeditor of the Baltics section of New European Poets. He received an award from the Los Angeles Review in 2004 and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 2005. His poems have appeared in such journals as American Letters & Commentary, the Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, and Pleiades.
Kristen Hanlon’s chapbook, Proximity Talks, was published by Noemi Press in 2005. Her poems have appeared in Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol, VOLT, and New Orleans Review, among others. She is a past recipient of the James D. Phelan Literary Award from the San Francisco Foundation/Intersection for the Arts. From 2002-2007 she edited XANTIPPE, an annual print journal for poems, poetics, interviews and reviews of small press/university press titles; it continues as a webzine.