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Open Books Series: Dana Levin & Natalie Scenters-Zapico

July 11 at 7:00 PM

Join us and Open Books for a reading featuring two tremendous poets: Dana Levin and Natalie Scenters-Zapico!

 

Dana Levin’s poetry and essays have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Boston Review, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and The Paris Review. Her fellowships and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, PEN, the Witter Bynner Foundation, and the Library of Congress, as well as the Rona Jaffe, Whiting, and Guggenheim Foundations. Her newest book of poetry is Banana Palace (Copper Canyon Press, 2016).

 

Natalie Scenters-Zapico is a fronteriza from the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, USA, and Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México. Her first collection The Verging Cities (Center for Literary Publishing, 2015) won the PENAmerican/Joyce Osterweil Award, GLCA’s New Writers Award, NACCS Foco Book Prize, and Utah Book Award. Lima :: Limón, her second collection, is forthcoming (Copper Canyon Press, 2019). She has won fellowships from the Lannan Foundation (2017), CantoMundo (2015), and a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation (2018). Her poems have appeared in a wide range of anthologies and literary magazines including Best American Poetry 2015, POETRY, Tin House, Kenyon Review, and more.