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Poetry Forum: Loretta Collins and Paula Bohince

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Loretta Collins most recently work, The Twelve-Foot Neon Woman, was the poetry winner in the 2012 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. Her numerous awards for poetry include the Academy of American Poets and the Pushcart Prize. Collins’s work has appeared in the New Caribbean Poetry anthology, The Caribbean WriterTriQuarterlyBlack Warrior Review, Antioch ReviewQuarterly West, and The Missouri Review.

Paula Bohince's first collection, Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, received Sarabande Books' inaugural Aleda Shirley Prize. Her second collection, The Children, was published by Sarabande Books in 2012. Her poems have appeared widely in such publications as The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry, The Hudson Review, Slate, and The Yale Review. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Amy Clampitt Trust, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, in addition to the 2010-2011 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship.  

Moderated by Tiphanie Yanique, faculty, School of Writing.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


School of Writing, Schools of Public Engagement




$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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