Join Program Director, Jennifer Franklin, as she welcomes Oliver de la Paz, Micgael Dumanis, and Margaret Ray to read and engage in a conversation about craft and their new collections.
NB: This reading will take place in person at the Hudson Valley Writers Center. Please reserve your spot when you know that you will be able to attend. Space is limited.
Oliver de la Paz is the Poet Laureate of Worcester, MA for 2023-2025. His newest work, The Diaspora Sonnets, will be published Liveright Press in summer 2023.
Michael Dumanis is the author of the poetry collections Creature (Four Way Books, 2023) and My Soviet Union (University of Massachusetts Press, 2007), winner of the Juniper Prize for Poetry.
Margaret Ray grew up in Gainesville, Florida and holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College. A winner of the Third Coast Poetry Prize and a Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America for her chapbook Superstitions of the Mid-Atlantic, her poems have appeared in Narrative, The Gettysburg Review, Threepenny Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.