Join us for readings by tremendous poets Amy Glynn and Garrett Hongo!
Amy Glynn is an multi-genre writer whose poetry appears widely in journals and anthologies including The Best American Poetry. Her first collection, A Modern Herbal, was published by Measure Press; her second, Romance Language, is forthcoming. She is a two-time James Merrill House fellow and has won the SPUR Award of the Association of Western Writers, Poetry Northwest‘s Carlyn Kizer Award and the Literal Latte Essay Award. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Garrett Hongo was born in Volcano, Hawai’i and grew up on the North Shore of O’ahu and in Los Angeles. He was educated at Pomona College, the University of Michigan, and UC Irvine, where he received an M.F.A. His work includes Coral Road: Poems, three anthologies, Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai’i and The Mirror Diary: Selected Essays, published this past summer. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Harvard Review, Poetry, New England Review, and Plume. Among his honors are the Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship (to Italy), two NEA grants, and the Lamont Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He teaches at the University of Oregon, where he is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences.