So and So #30

Dorothea Lasky * Dara Wier * James Tate

Saturday * October 11th * 8pm * The Distillery * 516 East Second Street * South Boston, MA 02127

Feel free to bring booze and snacks.

Dorothea Lasky was born in St. Louis in 1978. She is the author of the full-length collection of poems, AWE (Wave Books, 2007), as well as the chapbooks Alphabets and Portraits and The Hatmaker’s Wife. She has attended Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She currently lives in Philadelphia, where she co-edits the Katalanch√© Press chapbook series and is pursuing her doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dara Wier is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently Remnants of Hannah and Reverse Rapture (Wave Books, 2006 and 2005, respectively). She has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA and The American Poetry Review. She directs the MFA program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and co-directs the University of Massachusetts' Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action.

James Tate is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose, most recently The Ghost Soldier (Ecco, 2008). His Selected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award in 1991. His other honors include a National Book Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.