Click here to register for this virtual event!
Join these three poets as they each read and share from their recently released poetry collections, The Missing Mountain, Hysterical Water and The Newest Employee of the Museum of Ruin.
Michael Collier is the author of eight collections of poems, including An Individual History, a finalist for the Poet’s Prize, and The Ledge, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is emeritus professor of English at the University of Maryland and emeritus director of the Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. He has received numerous honors, including a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and he was the poet laureate of the State of Maryland from 2001 to 2004. He currently lives in Vermont. The Missing Mountain: New and Selected Poems is his most recent collection.
Hannah Baker Saltmarsh is the author of the poetry collection, Hysterical Water (University of Georgia Press), and a book of literary criticism Male Poets and the Agon of the Mother: Contexts in Confessional and Postconfessional Poetry (Univ of South Carolina P). She has published essays and poems in Feminist Studies, The Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, The Yale Review, and others. She lives with her husband and three children in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and teaches at Mount Mercy University.
Charlie Clark studied poetry at the University of Maryland. His work has appeared in The New England Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Smartish Pace, Threepenny Review, West Branch, and other journals. A 2019 NEA fellow and recipient of scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, he is the author of The Newest Employee of the Museum of Ruin (Four Way Books, 2020). He lives in Austin, TX.