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Friday 11th January: Poetry with Melissa Buckheit

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8pm at Project Slogan, 48 Langstane Place.

Originally from New York and New England, Melissa Buckheit is a poet, dancer, photographer, Adjunct Lecturer in English Language & Literature and an Orthopedic Massage Therapist. She is the author of Noctilucent (Shearsman Books, 2012), and a chapbook, Arc (The Drunken Boat, 2007), and her poems, translations, photography, interviews and reviews have appeared in nth position, Blue Fifth Review, The Drunken Boat, Sinister Wisdom, Bombay Gin, Pirene’s Fountain, Spiral Orb, Shearsman Magazine, and Sonora Review, among others. She translates the poet Ioulita Iliopoulou from Modern Greek and the poet Olga Broumas into French. Her poetry has also been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and she currently teaches writing at Pima College. Melissa is a member of Brandeis Dance Collective and Zuzi! Dance Company and is also founder and curator of Edge, a monthly reading series for emerging and younger writers at Casa Libre en la Solana. She lives in Tucson with her partner, the poet/translator Rebecca Seiferle, and their son, Jacob.

Refreshments served; suggested donation £5.

We'll also have some guest readers and an open mic, so bring your work to share. Doors at 8pm, poetry begins 8.15, Melissa's reading will begin c.8.45.