Join us Saturday, November 23rd for readings with Elizabeth Bradfield and John James!
Writer/naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of the poetry collections Once Removed, Approaching Ice, Interpretive Work and Toward Antarctica, which combines her photographs with brief, hybrid essays. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, and elsewhere. Winner of the Audre Lorde Prize from the Publishing Triangle, finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, her awards also include a Stegner Fellowship and a Bread Loaf Scholarship. Bradfield grew up in Tacoma, Washington, received her MFA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and now lives on Cape Cod. Founder and editor-in-chief of Broadsided Press, she works as a naturalist/guide locally as well as on expedition ships around the globe and teaches creative writing at Brandeis University.
John James is the author of The Milk Hours (Milkweed, 2019), selected by Henri Cole for the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. His poems appear in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, Best American Poetry 2017, and elsewhere. His work has been supported by fellowships and awards from the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference, the Academy of American Poets, and the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice at Georgetown University. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is pursuing a PhD in English at the University of California, Berkeley.