Join us for the launch of Lisa Olstein’s Late Empire and Julie Carr’s Objects from a Borrowed Confession with readings by Olstein and Carr followed by food, drinks, and signings
Lisa Olstein is the author of three previous poetry collections: RADIO CRACKING, RADIO GONE, winner of the Hayden Carruth Award, LOST ALPHABET, and LITTLE STRANGER, named a top book of the year by Coldfront. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prise, a Lannan Writing Residency, and an Essay Press chapbook prize, as well as fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and Centrum. She is a member of the poetry faculty at the University of Texas, Austin.
Julie Carr is the author of seven books of poetry and two works of prose, with forthcoming works in both genres. Her most recent collection OBJECTS FROM A BORROWED CONFESSION debuted in 2017 from Ahsahta Press. Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Julie Carr lives in Denver with Tim Roberts and their three children. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder in the English department and the Intermedia Arts Writing and Performance Ph.D. where she teaches courses in poetry and poetics from the eighteenth century to the present.