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Thursday, April 16 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
National Poetry Month with Martha Collins and Jason Tandon

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Martha Collins is the author of Night Unto Night (Milkweed, 2018), Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016), Day Unto Day (Milkweed, 2014), White Papers (Pitt Poetry Series, 2012), and Blue Front (Graywolf, 2006), a book-length poem based on a lynching her father witnessed when he was five years old. Collins has also published four earlier collections of poems, three books of co-translations from the Vietnamese, and two chapbooks.


Jason Tandon is the author of four books of poetry including THE ACTUAL WORLD (Black Lawrence Press, 2019), QUALITY OF LIFE (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), GIVE OVER THE HECKLER AND EVERYONE GETS HURT (Black Lawrence Press, 2009), winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award, and WEE HOUR MARTYRDOM (sunnyoutside, 2008). His poems have appeared in many journals and magazines, including Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Beloit Poetry Journal, AGNI Online, Barrow Street, and Esquire. Since 2008, he has taught in the Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University.

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Martha Collins

Martha Collins’ most recent book of poetry is Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016).  She has also published seven earlier volumes of poetry, including Day Unto Day (2014), White Papers (2012), and the book-length poem Blue Front (2006), as well as four collections... Read More →


Thursday April 16, 2020 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Wellesley Books