News and Events
The latest news and events about Beth's current work
BETH’S NEW BOOK CEASE is out now. Read poems from CEASE, winner of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship and the Virginia Quarterly Review Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry, in BOMB, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Rumpus, Volta and a bit about the project at World Literature Today: All We are Saying: Protest, Poetry and Twitter’s White Bird.
ART OF THE EXTREME: a collaboration with Nick Flynn. Read a dialogue between Beth and Nick about CEASE at APR & listen to them read together at Mass Poetry Fest here. An essay on the art of the extreme with Nick Flynn is out now in The AWP Writers’ Chronicle and a new essay on Sex, Drugs, Rock n’ Roll and Mystical Poets is up at Lithub.
Selections from a new multi-genre project, GOLDEN, are out now in American Poetry Review, Guernica, The New Yorker, Poetry, VQR and World Literature Today. Read judge Joyelle McSweeney on Beth’s prose at Black Warrior Review. More work coming 2019 in Poetry and Tin House!
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10/18 SOUTHERN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS.
3/19 AWP Portland “A Reading of Poems of Protest and Peace.”
Currently at work on a book of poems about peace called Cease, Beth Bachmann teaches in the MFA program at Vanderbilt University.
Beth Bachmann’s first book,Temper (2009), won the AWP Donald Hall Poetry prize and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award