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Saturday, October 8 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Marin Poetry Center All-Stars

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Co-presented by Marin Poetry Center. A stellar lineup of MPC star writers: Heather Altfeld, Troy Jollimore, Dean Rader, and Brynn Saito. 


Moderators/Hosts
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Rebecca Foust

Rebecca Foust's poetry books include Mom’s Canoe (Robert Phillips Chapbook Poetry Prize, 2008) Dark Card (Robert Phillips Chapbook Poetry Prize, 2009), All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song (Many Mountains Moving Book Prize, 2010), God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World, (Foreword Review Book of the Year Award for Poetry, 2010). She was the 2014 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at the Frost Place and recipient of a MacDowell Colony... Read More →

Participants
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Heather Altfield

Heather Altfeld’s first book,The Disappearing Theatre, won the Poets at Work Book Prize, selected by Stephen Dunn. Her poems appear in Narrative Magazine, Pleiades, ZYZZYVA, Poetry Northwest, and others. She won the 2015 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry with Nimrod International Magazine of Poetry and Prose.
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Troy Jolimore

Troy Jollimore's first book of poetry, Tom Thomson in Purgatory, won the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award. His second book, At Lake Scugog, was published in the Princeton | Contemporary Poets, 2011. His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, McSweeney’s, the | Believer, and other publications. He holds a PhD in philosophy from Princeton and is currently professor of philosophy at CSU, Chico.
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Dean Rader

Dean Rader’s first book, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize, and his recent collection Landscape Portrait Figure Form was a Barnes & Noble Review Best Poetry Books. He is the editor of 99 Poems for the 99 Percent: An Anthology of Poetry and the recipient of the 2015 George Bogin Award from the Poetry Society of America. He writes regularly for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and The Huffington... Read More →
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Brynn Saito

Brynn Saito is the author of two books of poetry, Power Made Us Swoon (2016) and, The Palace of Contemplating Departure (2013), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award from Red Hen Press and finalist for the Northern California Book Award. She also co-authored, with Traci Brimhall, Bright Power, Dark Peace, a chapbook of poetry from Diode | Editions. Ms. Brynn is a recipient of the Kundiman Asian-American Poetry Fellowship and winner of the... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Gamescape North 1225 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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