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Literary Studies Alumni Reading: Emily Skillings

Literary Studies Alumni Reading: Emily Skillings

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public,  

The Literary Studies department at Eugene Lang College is proud to welcome alumna Emily Skillings for a reading of her work.

Emily Skillings is a dancer poet / poet dancer. She is the author of two chapbooks: Backchannel (Poor Claudia) and Linnaeus: The 26 Sexual Practices of Plants (No, Dear/ Small Anchor Press). Recent poems can be found/are forthcoming in Lithub, Jubilat, Pleiades, Phantom Limb, Philadelphia Review of Books, Stonecutter, Maggy, Bone Bouquet, Big Lucks and Poor Claudia :: Crush. She lives in Brooklyn, where she is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative, a feminist poetry collective and event series. With poet Adam Fitzgerald, she co-curated the exhibit “John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things” at Loretta Howard Gallery. She is an MFA candidate at Columbia University and the Program Coordinator for The Home School. At Eugene Lang College she studied Literary Studies and Dance. 


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