Poetry Reading: Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs & Richard Foerster


Friday, September 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Nickole Brown received her MFA from Vermont College, studied literature at Oxford University, and was the editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson. She worked at Sarabande Books for ten years. Her first collection, Sister, a novel-in-poems, was published in 2007 by Red Hen Press and was reissued by Sibling Rivalry Press in October 2018. Her second book, a biography-in-poems called Fanny Says, came out from BOA Editions in 2015. She won Rattle‘s 2018 Chapbook Contest—To Those Who Were Our First Gods was published in 2018.

Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books, March 2019). Her debut collection, Pelvis with Distance, won the New Mexico Book Award in Poetry, was an Over the Rainbow selection by the American Library Association, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary and Julie Suk Awards. Her chapbook In Whatever Light Left to Us was published by Sibling Rivalry Press. Jacobs holds an M.F.A. from Purdue University and a B.A. from Smith College.

Richard Foerster’s most recent collection is Boy on a Doorstep: New and Selected Poems and River Road (Tiger Bark Press, 2019). His work has appeared widely in magazines and anthologies, and he is the recipient of many honors, fellowships, and grants.

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Hudson Valley Writers’ Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
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