VOX Reading Series


Wednesday, Jan. 21, 8pm at Ciné

is the author of Musca Domestica (Beacon Press 2000), Alaskaphrenia (New Issues 2004), and a chapbook, Lullaby: Speculations on the First Active Sense (Ugly Ducking Presse 2008). She is an associate professor of English and director of the Creative Writing program at Eastern Michigan University. She will be reading from her books and performing her sound poetry.

is an American poet, playwright and fiber artist. A native of the Carolinas, she is noted for exploring cultural and feminine themes through folklore, formal verse and sound devices. She has written two previous volumes of poems, Utterance: A Museology of Kin, a semi-finalist for the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, and Chops, which won a 2005 AIGA Gold SEED Award. Her third collection of poems, Exquisite Heats, was released in November 2008 from London-based Salt Publishing. Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, Poemeleon, Terminus and MiPoesias. A grant/fellowship recipient of Poets & Writers, Inc., Caldera, Idyllwild Summer in Poetry, Cave Canem, the Indiana Arts Commission and the Vermont Studio Center, she is a freelance writer and teaches independent writing courses in her community.

Sabrina’s first book of poems, The Babies, won the 2004 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize (judged by Jane Miller), and was published by Saturnalia Books. Woodland Editions published her chapbook, Walter B.’s Extraordinary Cousin Arrives for a Visit & Other Tales. Her poems appear in many journals, most recently in Harvard Review, Boston Review, and Conduit. Tsim Tsum, her next book of poems, will be published by Saturnalia Books in 2009. She has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Glenn Schaeffer Foundation, and The National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches at Agnes Scott College and The University of Georgia.

Sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program and ICE.