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National Poetry Month – Michelle Wait, Kathryn de Lancellotti, Melanie Perish
April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursdays in April are for National Poetry Month! Join us on our YouTube page, April 8 at 4pm for live readings from Michelle Wait, Kathryn DeLancellotti, and Melanie Perish; hosted by Shaun Griffin.
Michelle Aucoin Wait obtained her MFA from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her work has appeared in Tiferet, Porkbelly Press, The Hunger, and The Vitni Review amongst others. She is a transplant from the Deep South who now resides with her family and four yorkies beside a mountain on the outskirts of Reno, NV where she teaches and writes.
Kathryn de Lancellotti’s chapbook Impossible Thirst was published with Moon Tide Press in June 2020. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a former recipient of the Cowell Press Poetry Prize and the George Hitchcock Memorial Poetry Prize. Her poems and other works have appeared in The American Journal of Poetry, Quarterly West, Cultural Weekly, Rust + Moth, and others. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Sierra Nevada University and resides in Harmony, California, with her family.
Melanie Perish’s poems were featured on the Nevada Humanities website Heart to Heart (December 2020). Her poems have appeared in West Trestle Review, Sinister Wisdom, and Calyx. Passions & Gratitudes, (Black Rock Press, 2011) and The Fishing Poems (Chapbook, Meridian Press, 2017) are her most recent collections. She appreciates the generosity of other poets and is privileged to be part of this community.