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Reading with Tonya Foster and Martha Ronk
October 16, 2013 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Tonya Foster’s poetry, fiction, and essays have been published in a variety of journals from Callaloo to The Hat to Western Humanities Review. She is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna Press) and co-editor of Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art. She is currently completing a cross-genre piece on New Orleans, and Monkey Talk, an inter-genre piece about race, paranoia, and surveillance. She’s a recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a Magnet Fellowship, and a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, and regularly teaches for Bard’s Language and Thinking Program.
Martha Ronk is the author of nine books of poetry, most recently, Partially Kept, published by Nightboat Books, and Vertigo, a National Poetry Series selection, published by Coffee House Press. Her forthcoming, Transfer of Qualities, will be published by Omnidawn Books. Her current project focuses on photographs and reproductions. She has had residencies at Djerassi and MacDowell, received a NEA Fellowship, and is Professor of English at Occidental College in Los Angeles.