Poetry Reading: Bill Carty, Paul Hlava Ceballos, and Matthew Olzmann

Join poets Bill Carty, Paul Hlava Ceballos, and Matthew Olzmann for readings from their respective works and conversation.

September 14th
7:00 p.m.

About Bill Carty

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Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books, 2019), which was long-listed for The Believer Book Award, and We Sailed on the Lake, which will be published by Bunny Presse/Fonograf Editions in May 2023.

He holds degrees from Dartmouth College (BA) and University of North Carolina-Wilmington (MFA), and he has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and Jack Straw Cultural Center. He was awarded the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, and his poems have appeared in the jubilat, Best American Poetry, Denver Quarterly, Iterant, Paperbag, The Kenyon Review, 32 Poems, and other journals.

Originally from Maine, Bill now lives in Seattle, where he is Senior Editor at Poetry Northwest. He teaches at Hugo House, the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars, and Edmonds College. 

About Paul Hlava Ceballos

Paul Hlava Ceballos is the author of banana [ ], winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry, the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

His collaborative chapbook, Banana [ ] / we pilot the blood, shares pages with Quenton Baker, Christina Sharpe, and Torkwase Dyson.

He has fellowships from CantoMundo, Artist Trust, and the Poets House. He has been featured on the Poetry Magazine Podcast, Seattle’s the Stranger, and his work has been translated to Ukrainian. He currently lives in Seattle, where he practices echocardiography.  

About Matthew Olzmann 

Matthew Olzmann is the author of Constellation Route as well as two previous collections of poetry: Mezzanines and Contradictions in the Design. A recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, MacDowell, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Olzmann’s poems have appeared in the New York Times, Best American Poetry, the Pushcart Prizes, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
3 Allen Street
Hanover, NH 03755-2001
We Sailed on the Lake By Bill Carty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781737803676
Published: Bunny - May 9th, 2023

Huge Cloudy By Bill Carty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780986181191
Published: Octopus Books - April 23rd, 2019

banana [ ] (Pitt Poetry Series) By Paul Hlava Ceballos Cover Image
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 27th, 2022

Constellation Route By Matthew Olzmann Cover Image
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Published: Alice James Books - January 18th, 2022