Poetry Atlanta and Georgia Center for the book team up to present another Poetry Atlanta Presents... with two fantastic poets performing and signing their latest work. The reading is Thursday, April 1, 7:15 p.m. at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. Admission is free and free parking is available in the deck behind the library. This event is made possible by a grant from Poets & Writers.
The featured poets:
January Gill O’Neil is the author of Underlife (CavanKerry Press). Her poems and articles have appeared in The MOM Egg, Crab Creek Review, Ouroboros Review, Drunken Boat, Crab Orchard Review, Callaloo,Babel Fruit, Edible Phoenix, Literary Mama,Field, Seattle Review, Stuff Magazine, Can We Have Our Ball Back, Read Write Poem, and Cave Canem anthologies II and IV. In 2009, January was awarded a Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund grant. She is featured in Poets & Writers magazine's January/February 2010 Inspiration issue as one of their 12 debut poets. A Cave Canem fellow, she is a senior writer/editor at Babson College, runs a popular blog called Poet Mom, and lives with her two children in Beverly, MA.
James May's work has recently appeared in The New Republic, The New Ohio Review, and 32 Poems. He is the editor-in-chief of New South and soon to be married to the poet Chelsea Rathburn.