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Organized by Barbara Henry, Text/Form Reading calls for emerging writers from of our Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminars to read works developed in-house. 2018 Participating artists are:
Dolores Hayden’s recent poems have appeared in Poetry, Yale Review, Ecotone, The Common, and Verse Daily. Exuberance, a sequence of persona poems set in the early years of aviation, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in spring 2019. Her previous collections are American Yard and Nymph, Dun, and Spinner. She is the author of several books on American landscapes including A Field Guide to Sprawl, and professor emerita at Yale.
KS Lack is a writer and letterpress printer residing in New York. She is interested in the interplay between presswork and poetry and learning how to transcend constraints by working with them. Her work has appeared in various publications and galleries such as the Main Street Arts Gallery, the Eastern Iowa Review, Red Flag Poetry, Noble/Gas Quarterly, the London Centre for Book Arts and Proteus Gowanus, among others. Picking cherries, hiking a ridgeline, and dancing in beer gardens with her nieces and nephews are a few of her favorite things.
Sarah Passino‘s work has most recently appeared in Broome Street Review, Poetry Daily, and Underwater New York and was awarded the Rachel Wetzsteon Poetry Prize for the 92nd Street Y. She has poems forthcoming in DIAGRAM, with the Boston Review, and in a collaborative anthology curated by Wendy’s Subway and the Bard Graduate Center and is a 2018 Poets House Fellow.
Charles Shields is a queer, black, Brooklyn-based language artist and curator. He will be an MFA Candidate in Literary Arts at Brown University this fall. His writing has appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB). He has exhibited both nationally and internationally. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Postprint Magazine, which is included in the permanent collections of places like Yale, Cambridge, Menil Library, MoMA, the Met, the Whitney, and so forth.