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Writers Read: Joel Brouwer / Henry Israeli / Megan Staffel
Joel Brouwer is the author of Exactly What Happened (Purdue University Press, 1999), Centuries (Four Way Books, 2003), And So (Four Way Books, 2009), and Off Message, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is chair of the Department of English at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.Henry Israeli is the author of god’s breath hovering across the waters, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title. His previous poetry collections include New Messiahs (Four Way Books: 2002), and Praying to the Black Cat (Del Sol: 2010). He is the translator of Fresco: the Selected Poetry of Luljeta Lleshanaku (New Directions: 2002), Child of Nature (New Directions: 2010), and Haywire: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2011). He is also the founder and editor of Saturnalia Books.Megan Staffel lives in western New York State and Brooklyn. She is the author of two novels and her most recent collection of short fiction, The Exit Coach, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title, is her third collection. She teaches in the MFA program at Warren Wilson College.
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