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The latest news and events about Beth and Do Not Rise

News


Congratulations! Beth has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow! New poems receive the Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry from Virginia Quarterly Review! The latest: The New Yorker.

Poems out now in American Poetry Review, GuernicaKenyon Review, Ploughshares, PoetryThe NationThe New Republic, The New Yorker, The Rumpus, and Volta.

News: Beth’s first long poem, “wall,” appeared alongside a selection of prose poems from her new project Cease in American Poetry Review. A dialogue between Beth and Nick Flynn on a poetics of the extreme is now live online at APR & you can listen to them read together at Mass Poetry Fest here. A second essay on the art of the extreme with Nick Flynn is out now in The AWP Writers’ Chronicle.

“On Proximity and Beauty:” Beth writes about language and boundary at Krista Tippett’s ON BEING blog and about her poem “wild” at Poetry Society of America. Up now at World Literature Today: All We are Saying: Protest, Poetry and Twitter’s White Bird and an interview with Beth on The Rumpus Late Night Poetry Show and a review of the show live in NYC!

Listen to Beth read her poems on Soundcloud.

2015-2017 Events


DO NOT RISE Book Launch w/ Tony Earley
Vanderbilt University, TN; January 29, 2015 Furman 114 7pm

Sarah Lawrence College, NY; February 3, 2015

The Rumpus Late Night Poetry Show presents
David Roderick, Beth Bachmann & Nick Flynn w/ special guest Stephen Elliott

Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC; February 4, 2015 6-7:30pm $8 incl one drink

College of Charleston, SC; February 26, 2015 7pm

Panel on the extreme w/ Nick Flynn, Jamaal May & Tarfia Faizullah
AWP 2015; MN; Friday April 10, 2015 Room 211 C&D, Level 2 10:30am

A Reading w/ the Pitt Poetry Series: New Voices
AWP 2015; MN; Friday April 10, 2015 Room 101 B&C, Level 1 3pm

 A Reading w/ Nick Flynn, Mass Poetry Festival
Saturday May 2, 2015 11am-12pm PEM Morse Auditorium

A Reading w/ David Baker Friday Sept 25, 2015 6:30pm Parnassus Books

Miami Book Fair, Nov 21, 2015

Loyola University in Baltimore, MD; Feb 18, 2016

15th Rosenberry Writers’ Conference (Featured Poet), CO; Mar 1-2, 2016

Washington University in St. Louis, MO; March 24, 2016

Panel on Sex, Drugs n’ Rock n’ Roll w/ Nick Flynn, Saeed Jones, Kristin Naca
AWP 2016; Los Angeles

Kate/Kingsley Tufts Awards Reading w/ Afaa Weaver, Yona Harvey, Michael Ryan
AWP 2016; Los Angeles

Brooklyn Book Festival with Cynthia Cruz, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Patrick Rosal 
Sunday September 18th 2pm North Stage

Hunger and Hallelujah: An Afternoon of Poetry w/ Rico Frederick, Cynthia Manick, David McLoghlin Sunday October 16, 4:00PM; BookCourt, Brooklyn

Poets Out Loud: w/ Laurie Ann Guerrero Monday November 14, 7:00PM; Fordham University

Reading w/ Ladan Osman and Sam Sax Wed Dec 7, 7:00PM; Berl’s Poetry Shop, Brooklyn

Reading w/ Guggenheim Fellows Rick Barot, Jericho Brown, Deborah Landau Thurs Feb 9th 4:30-5:45pm AWP17; Washington DC, Rm 204AB Convention Center

Reading w/ Ada Limon & Sarah Blake Fri Mar 24th 5pm, NYU

Beth

Currently at work on a book of poems about peace called Cease, Beth Bachmann teaches in the MFA program at Vanderbilt University.

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Temper

Beth Bachmann’s first book,Temper (2009), won the AWP Donald Hall Poetry prize and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award

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Do Not Rise

A book about war, memory, and PTSD. Pitt Poetry Series, coming 2015

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