Slapering Hol Press Presents the annual Sanger Stuart Reading with Aaron Caycedo-Kimura & Matthew Thorburn (via Zoom)


Sunday, March 14, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Join SHP co-editors and the SHP Advisory Board as they welcome the 2020 winner of the SHP Chapbook Contest, Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, to read with his mentor Matthew Thornburn. This event is made possible by the Sanger-Stewart endowment.

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Aaron Caycedo-Kimura was born in Santa Rosa, CA. His chapbook Ubasute was selected by Jennifer Franklin, Peggy Ellsberg, and Margo Taft Stever as the 2020 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition winner. His poetry appears or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry JournalPoet LoreDMQ ReviewTule Review, and elsewhere. Aaron earned his MFA from Boston University and is a recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry.

Matthew Thorburn’s latest book is The Grace of Distance (LSU Press, 2019), a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize. He’s also the author of six previous collections, including the book-length poem Dear Almost (LSU Press, 2016), honored with the Lascaux Prize in Collected Poetry; A Green River in Spring (Autumn House Press, 2015), winner of the Coal Hill Review chapbook competition; This Time Tomorrow (Waywiser Press, 2013), a finalist for the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize; Every Possible Blue (CW Books, 2012); Subject to Change (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2004), winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize; and an earlier chapbook, the long poem Disappears in the Rain (Parlor City Press, 2009).

His work has been recognized with a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, the Mississippi Review Prize, and fellowships from the Bronx and New Jersey arts councils and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. ​He lives with his family in small-town New Jersey.

This fantastic reading will take place via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed immediately at the time of registration. (Please check spam / promotions folder for this email and email [email protected] with any questions.) This reading is free and open to the public, though we would be most appreciative of a donation.

Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021
Times: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953
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