Poetry Center Summer Reading: July Westhale and Felicia Zamora
July Westhale, an Oakland, California-based poet and writer and the 2018 UA Poetry Center Fellow, will read from her work alongside Phoenix-based writer Felicia Zamora.
Westhale is the award-winning author of "Trailer Trash" (selected for the 2016 Kore Press Book Prize), "The Cavalcade," and "Occasionally Accurate Science." Her most recent poetry can be found in The National Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, CALYX, Rappahannock Review, Tupelo Quarterly, RHINO, Lunch Ticket, and Quarterly West. Her essays have been nominated for Best American Essays and have appeared in McSweeney's, Autostraddle, and The Huffington Post.
Felicia Zamora's books include "Of Form & Gather," winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, "& in Open, Marvel," and "Instrument of Gaps." She won the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize, has authored two chapbooks, and was the 2017 Poet Laureate of Fort Collins, Colorado. Her poetry is found in Alaska Quarterly Review, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, jubilat, Meridian, Prairie Schooner, The Georgia Review, TriQuarterly Review, West Branch, and others. She is an associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review and is the education programs coordinator for the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.
The readings will be followed by a Q&A.
All are welcome to attend.