Monday, October 24, 2011

Open Door Reading: Elizabeth Rees and Elizabeth Poliner

Come join us at TWC this Sunday October 30th for a reading from TWC workshop leaders and poets Elizabeth Rees and Elizabeth Poliner. Rees reads from her recent book, Tilting Gravity, and Poliner reads from her new chapbook, Sudden Fog.

Sunday, October 30 from 2-4 P.M.

The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815



The Readers

Elizabeth Rees, M.A., has taught at several leading colleges, including Harvard University, the U.S. Naval Academy, Howard University, and in The Johns Hopkins University’s graduate program. She works as a “Poet-in-the-Schools” for Maryland State Arts Council. She has published over 250 poems in journals such as Partisan Review, The Kenyon Review, AGNI, North American Review, among others. She has four award-winning chapbooks, most recently, Tilting Gravity, winner of Codhill Press’ 2009 contest.

Elizabeth Poliner (J.D., M.F.A.), poet and fiction writer, is the author of Mutual Life & Casualty, a novel-in-stories. Her short fiction has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Other Voices, Ascent, and others, with several Pushcart nominations. Her poetry has appeared in The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Seneca Review, and others. A recipient of seven individual artist grants from the D.C. Commission on the Arts, she has also been awarded scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee conferences. She teaches in the M.F.A. program at Hollins University as well as at The Writer’s Center.

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