Observable: Matt Donovan & Elizabeth Hoover

Monday, September 18, 2023 - 7:00pm

Observable Readings – Fall 2023

Matt Donovan & Elizabeth Hoover
Monday, September 18
7:00 p.m. (CDT) – In-person at High Low + Livestream Event
$5 | suggested donation

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MATT DONOVAN is the author, most recently, of The Dug-Up Gun Museum (BOA 2022) and Missing Department (Visual Studies Workshop, Fall 2023), a collection of art and poetry made in collaboration with the artist Ligia Bouton. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a Rome Prize in Literature, a Pushcart Prize, the Levis Reading Prize, and an NEA Fellowship in Literature. Donovan serves as Director of the Boutelle-Day Poetry Center at Smith College.

ELIZABETH HOOVER is the author of the archive is all in present tense, winner of the 2021 Barrow Street Book Prize. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in the North American ReviewKenyon Review, and StoryQuarterly. She teaches in the English Department at Webster University in St. Louis.

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3301 Washington Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
The Dug-Up Gun Museum By Matt Donovan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950774753
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: BOA Editions - November 8th, 2022

The Archive Is All in Present Tense By Elizabeth Hoover Cover Image
ISBN: 9781736607558
Availability: Special Order
Published: Barrow Street Press - October 15th, 2022