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Fanny Howe, Alice Lyons, Linda Norton online reading

June 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

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Fanny Howe, Alice Lyons and Linda Norton read from their work.

Fanny Howe is an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. She was awarded the 2009 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, presented annually by the Poetry Foundation to a living U.S. poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition. Today, Howe is one of the most widely read of American experimental poets, although her writing career began during the 1960s with a series of paperback original novels she published under the pseudonym Della Field. Howe has continued to publish novels throughout her career, including the recently republished Bronte Wilde (2020). She has also continued to publish in the essay form. Some of her essays have been collected, including The Wedding Dress: Meditations on Word and Life (2003). Howe lives in New England. Her most recent collection of poems is Love and I (Graywolf 2019).

Alice Lyons is a writer whose work embraces the visual arts. She is author of a novel, Oona (Lilliput Press, 2020), and three collections of poetry, including The Breadbasket of Europe (Veer Books, 2016).She was a 2015/16 Radcliffe Fellow in Poetry and New Media at Harvard. Born in Paterson, New Jersey, she has lived in the West of Ireland for more than twenty years.

Linda Norton is a visual artist and writer. She is author of Wite Out: Love and Work (Hanging Loose, 2020) and The Public Gardens: Poems and History (Pressed Wafer, 2011) which was a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is a writing consultant with the LEAD Project and the labor union Unite Here, and an instructor at San Francisco State University. Born in Boston, Norton lives in Oakland.