Barbara Henning: Poetry Reading at Unnameable Books

Barbara Henning (Professor Emerita, English) will be reading with Laura Woltag and Yosefa Raz. Host:  Brenda Iijima

June 1, 2015
6 PM

Unnameable Books Garden
600 Vanderbilt Avenue
(between Dean St & St Mark's Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
(718) 789-1534

Nearest Transit: 7th Ave (Q, B), Grand Army Plaza (2, 3), Clinton-Washington Aves (C)

Barbara Henning is the author of three novels and nine collections of poetry, her most recent, A Day Like Today (Negative Capability Press, 2015), A Swift Passage (Quale Press) and Cities & Memory (Chax Press); and a collection of object-sonnets, My Autobiography (United Artists).  Born in Detroit, she has lived in New York City since 1983.  She teaches for and Long Island University in Brooklyn, where she is Professor Emerita.

Laura Woltag is a poet living in the east bay. She is the author of the chapbook Hush Hyletics (Portable Press @ Yo Yo Labs) and is at work on her first book-like thing. When she can, she records loons and thinks about the circulations of sonic time and toxins. Her poems have been installed along the Deer Creek trail in Nevada City by Unmanned minerals, and appear in print in Where Eagles Dare, Try, OMG!, and the anthology It's Night in San Francisco but it's Sunny In Oakland.

Yosefa Raz’s poetry and translations have appeared in ZYZZYVVA, Tikkun, Lilith, Zeek, Try!, Sundial, and Mrs. Maybe. She is the author of the poetry book In Exchange for a Homeland (Swan Scythe Press 2004) and co-translator of Women's Hebrew Poetry on American Shores (Wayne State University Press 2015). She lives in Toronto, Oakland, and Tel-Aviv.

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