Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The Suffolk University Poetry Center
Milfred F. Sawyer Library, 3rd floor
73 Tremont Street
Salamander: a magazine for poetry, fiction, & memoirs presents a triple-bill poetry and fiction reading with Peter Brown, Valerie Duff, and Daniel Tobin.
Peter Brown is senior editor at Salamander. His short story collection A Bright Soothing Noise received the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Prize. His translations have received support from the PEN American Center and the French Embassy. His stories have appeared in Harvard Review, Mississippi Review, and Post Road.
Valerie Duff, the poetry editor for Salamander, has received St. Botolph and Massachusetts Cultural Council grants for her poetry. Her first book, To the New World, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2010. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Harvard Review, Agni, and elsewhere.
Daniel Tobin is the author of five books of poems, most recently Belated Heavens (Four Way Books, 2010). Among his awards are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. He is Interim Dean of the School of the Arts at Emerson College.