Join us for a reading by two terrific poets, both of which are celebrating new collections! Gary Copeland Lilley, who is also a wonderful musician, will be reading from The Bushman’s Medicine Show, just out from Lost Horse Press. Robert Lashley will be reading from his latest book Up South (Small Doggies Press 2017).
A 2016 Jack Straw Fellow, Artist Trust Fellow, and nominee for a Stranger Genius Award, Robert Lashley has had poems published in Feminete, Seattle Review Of Books, NAILED, GRAMMA, and The Cascadia Review. His first full-length book: The Homeboy Songs, was published by Small Doggies press in April 2014. His new book, Up South, was published in March of this year
Gary Copeland Lilley is originally from Sandy Cross, North Carolina, and was a longtime resident of Washington, D.C., where he was a founding member of the Black Rooster Collective. He received the D.C. Commission on the Arts Fellowship for Poetry in 1996 and again in 2000, and he earned a MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College. Gary Copeland Lilley is the author of four poetry collections: The Bushman’s Medicine Show (Lost Horse Press, 2017), High Water Everywhere (Willow Books, 2013), Alpha Zulu (Ausable Press, 2008), and The Subsequent Blues (Four Way Books, 2004). He is a Cave Canem Fellow.