THE POETRY INSTITUTE – NEW HAVEN
Third Thursday Open Mic
*Featuring** Amaranth Borsuk*
July 19, 2012
Amaranth Borsuk is the author of Handiwork, selected by Paul Hoover as
winner of the 2011 Slope Editions Prize, the chapbook Tonal Saw, and,
together with programmer Brad Bouse, of Between Page and Screen. She is the
2011 recipient of the Gulf Coast prize in poetry, selected by Ilya
Kaminsky. Her poems, collaborations, translations, and reviews have
recently appeared or are forthcoming in Aufgabe, The Destroyer, The
Offending Adam, and The Society for Curious Thought, among other journals.
She has a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of
Southern California and is currently Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the
Humanities and MIT, where she teaches and works at the intersection of
print and digital media. In addition to writing and studying poetry,
Amaranth is a letterpress printer and book artist whose fascination with
printed matter informs her work on digital media.
On the third Thursday of each month, The Poetry Institute Poetry Series
celebrates an eclectic mix of poetic voices. Free. Refreshments. Open
mic. Outstanding featured readers. In a casual setting. Open to all
The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT
Doors Open at 6:30. Reading starts at 7:00.
Please arrive a few minutes early to sign up for the reading.
*Great Poetry! *
*In a Warm, Friendly Environment*