Literary Reading featuring Mary-Kim Arnold and Alicia Mountain

May 7

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sturm Hall, Room 451, Lecture Hall

Literary Reading featuring Mary-Kim Arnold and Alicia Mountain

WHEN:Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Sturm Hall, 451

MARY-KIM ARNOLD is a poet, writer, and visual artist. Litany for the Long Moment, her book-length experimental essay, was selected by Carla Harryman for the 2016 Essay Press Prize and published in 2018. Litany for the Long Moment has been honored by the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, named a “Best of 2018” Book by Entropy Magazine, included in NPR’s Code Switch 2018 Book Guide, was a March 2018 Rumpus Book Club selection, and was a finalist for the 2018 Chautauqua Janus Prize for Formal and Aesthetic Innovation. Her poetry collection, The Fish & The Dove, is forthcoming from Noemi Press in 2020. Other writings have appeared in Hyperallergic, Conjunctions, The Georgia Review, Tupelo Quarterly, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University.

ALICIA MOUNTAIN’s debut collection, High Ground Coward (Iowa, 2018), was selected by Brenda Shaughnessy to win the Iowa Poetry Prize. She is also the author of The Thin Fire, selected by Natalie Diaz and published by BOAAT Press. She is a lesbian poet, a Clemens Doctoral Fellow at the University of Denver, and assistant editor of the Denver Quarterly. Mountain earned her MFA at the University of Montana in Missoula. Keep up with her on twitter at @HiGroundCoward.