WordTemple Poetry Series featuring Robin Ekiss, Keith Ekiss, and Susan Browne
Where Sebastopol Center for the Arts go
When Saturday, June 18, 7 pm
Robin Ekiss is a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award for emerging women writers, and author of The Mansion of Happiness, winner of the 2010 Shenandoah/Glasgow Prize and finalist for the Balcones Poetry Prize, Northern California, and California Book Awards.
Keith Ekiss is a Jones Lecturer in Creative Writing at Stanford University and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry. He is the past recipient of scholarships and residencies from the Bread Loaf and Squaw Valley Writers’ Conferences, Santa Fe Art Institute, and the Petrified Forest National Park. His poems, and his translations of the Costa Rican poet Eunice Odio, have appeared in Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, New England Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, The Christian Science Monitor, and elsewhere. Pima Road Notebook, his first book, was published by New Issues Poetry & Prose in 2010.
Susan Browne won the Four Way Books Intro Prize for her poetry collection, Buddha’s Dogs. Her second collection, Zephyr, won the Editor’s Prize at Steel Toe Books. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Mississippi Review, Subtropics, American Life in Poetry, Writer’s Almanac, and 180 More, Extraordinary Poems for Everyday.