Monday, October 1, 7:30pm
Dressel's Public House
The Observable Reading Series, brought to you by St. Louis Poetry Center, welcomes poets to Dressel’s Public House (CWE) on first Mondays. Reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs loft of the restaurant. Suggested $5.00 donation at the door.
Dana Levin’s new book of poetry is Banana Palace (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). Her poetry and essays have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Boston Review, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and The Paris Review. Her fellowships and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts and PEN, among others. A teacher of poetry for over twenty years, Levin currently serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Maryville University in St. Louis.
Jay Hopler is the author of Green Squall and The Abridged History of Rainfall (a Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry) and the editor, with Kimberly Johnson, of Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry. He is the recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, a fellowship from the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Writers’ Award, and the Rome Prize in Literature, among others. He teaches in the writing program at the University of South Florida.
This event is presented by the St. Louis Poetry Center. For more information, please visit stlpoetrycenter.org.