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On the Bullet Train from Hiroshima

by David Roderick


Author Events

Kent Nelson

Spirit Bird

September 22, 7 p.m.
The King’s English Bookshop
1511 S. 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

September 24
Buckskin Booksellers
505 Main St.
Ouray, CO 81427

September 25
Between the Covers
224 W. Colorado Ave.
Telluride, CO 81435

October 2, 7 p.m.
(6:30 reception)
The National Aviary
with David Guterson
700 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Jan Beatty

The Switching Yard

September 23, 7 p.m.
Bird & Beckett Books
with Maria Mazziotti Gillan
653 Chenery St.
San Francisco, CA 94131

September 27, 8 p.m.
Beyond Baroque
with Maria Mazziotti Gillan and William Harry Harding
Tribute to the late Wanda Coleman
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

Rachel Tcvia Back(translator)

In the Illuminated Dark

October 1, 7 p.m.
Talking Leaves Bookstore
3158 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14214

October 7, 7 p.m.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Kasey Jueds


October 3, 7:30 p.m.
The Orangery
with Wendy Fulton Steginsky and Bill Wunder
Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

October 5, 1:30 p.m.
Hunterdon Art Museum
71 Lower Center Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Martha Collins

White Papers

October 10, 7:30 p.m.
Chapter and Verse Series
Loring-Greenough House
12 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

October 17
University of Texas at San Antonio
with Kevin Prufer
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Best Bones

October 11, 5 p.m.
Book launch at Heterotopia Books
2803 Woodburn Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45206

October 17, 2 p.m.
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Faculty Center
1400 Spring Garden St.
Greensboro, NC 27412

October 17, 6:30 p.m.
West End Poetry Festival
Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Robin Becker

Tiger Heron

October 13, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street
Sacramento, CA 96816

October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Marin Poetry Center
with W.S. Di Piero
Falkirk Cultural Center
1408 Mission Ave at E Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

October 18, 7 p.m.
WordTemple Poetry Series
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sebastopol Vets Bldg.
282 S. High Street
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Kathleen George

The Johnstown Girls

October 15, 6:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library-Squirrel Hill
5801 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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Congratulations to artist Robert Qualters, who has been named Pennsylvania Artist of the Year for 2014, part of the Governor's Awards for the Arts in Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. The University of Pittsburgh Press recently published a book on the artist: Robert Qualters: Autobiographical Mythologies

Congratulations to Joan Naviyuk Kane, winner of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for her poetry collection Hyperboreal.

Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver, 2014 winner of the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for his collection The Government of Nature. The award, sponsored by Claremont Graduate University and given annually to a mid-career poet, is one of the largest monetary poetry prizes in the United States. Read the announcement.

Congratulations are also due to Anthony Wallace, a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction for his short story collection The Old Priest.

University of Pittsburgh Press congratulates Thomas Rickert, whose book, Ambient Rhetoric, received the 2014 CCCC Outstanding Book Award.




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