Join us for an evening of poetry and Irish and Quebecois music with the talented duo Cassandra Cleghorn and Jeffrey Levine. Several books and CDs will be available to purchase at the event, including Cleghorn's book of poetry, Four Weathercocks ($15), Levine's book of poetry, The Kinnegad Home for the Bewildered ($20), and a CD of their music, duoEamon ($10).
Cassandra Cleghorn was born in upstate New York, raised in southern California, and studied Greek at the University of California – Santa Cruz and American Studies at Yale University. Her first book, Four Weathercocks, was published by Marick Press in 2016. Her poems have been published in many journals including Paris Review, New Orleans Review, Yale Review, Southwest Review, Narrative, The Common, and Poetry International.She lives in Massachusetts where she teaches at Williams College and serves as Poetry Editor of Tupelo Press.
Jeffrey Levine is the author of three books of poetry: The Kinnegad Home for the Bewildered, forthcoming from Salmon Press (March, 2019), Rumor of Cortez, nominated for a 2006 Los Angeles Times Literary Award in Poetry, and Mortal, Everlasting, which won the 2002 Transcontinental Poetry Prize. His many poetry prizes include the Larry Levis Prize from the Missouri Review, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Ekphrasis Poetry Prize, and the 2007 American Literary Review poetry prize. A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Levine is Founder, Artistic Director, and Publisher of Tupelo Press, an award-winning independent literary press, now entering its 20th year, located in the Norad Mill, North Adams, MA. Formerly on the founding faculty of the Colrain Manuscript Conferences, he now runs the Tupelo Press Poetry Conferences with offerings annually at Truchas, New Mexico, in Portland, OR, in Maine, and in New York City. For poets serious about their work, he offers manuscript reviews and mentoring.
This event is free and open to the public.