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PLU Open Mic featuring Rebecca Seiferle

June 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

PLU Open Mic continues this week and throughout the summer with poetry, prose, music and refreshing beverages. We also have special guests coming all the way over from the States like Rebecca Seiferle! For everyone else, sign up is free and open to all starting at 20h. You can do anything you want. We’ve never killed anyone yet.

Rebecca Seiferle is the author of four poetry collections, Her most recent poetry collection, Wild Tongue, (Copper Canyon Press, 2007) won the 2008 Grub Street National Poetry Prize. Bitters (Copper Canyon, 2001) won the Western States Book Award and a Pushcart prize; The Music We Dance To (Sheep Meadow Press, 1998) won the Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America; The Ripped-Out Seam (Sheep Meadow Press, 1993) won the Bogin Memorial Award, The National Writer’s Union Prize, and the Poets & Writers Exchange Award. She was awarded the Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry in 2004. Copper Canyon Press published her translation of Vallejo’s The Black Heralds in 2003, and her translation of Vallejo’s Trilce (Sheep Meadow Press, 1992) was a finalist for the PenWest Translation Award. Her translations are included in The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry and Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry. She has been a Visiting Writer at Vanderbilt University, writer-in-residence at Hamilton College, Jacob Ziskind poet-in-residence at Brandeis University. Seiferle has been a featured reader and workshop presenter at the Summer Literary Seminars in Vilnius, Lithuania, StAnza International Poetry Festival in St. Andrews, Scotland, the Language Fair in Bozen/Bolzano Italy, and Druskininski Fall Poetry Festival in Druskininski, Lithuania. Seiferle is also the Founding Editor of the online international poetry journal, which has appeared online since April 2000.


June 2, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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