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Two Poets: Christopher DeWeese and Valzhyna Mort

Wednesday 21 February 2018, 6.00PM

Christopher DeWeese is the author of The Black Forest and The Father of the Arrow is the Thought, both published in the US by Octopus Books.  His third book, The Confessions, was published by Plymouth University's Periplum Poetry imprint in 2017.  He is currently Associate Professor of Poetry at Wright State University, Ohio.

Valzhyna Mort is the author of Factory of Tears and Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2008 and 2011).  Mort's books have also been published in Germany, Sweden, and Belarus.  She has received the Lannan Foundation Fellowship, the Bess Hokins Prize for Poetry, the Amy Clampitt Fellowship, and the Burda Prize for Eastern European authors.  With Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris, Mort co-edited Gossip and Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems and Prose (Tupelo Press, 2014).  Born in Minsk, Belarus, she teaches at Cornell University. 

This is a Writers at York event.

Writers at York offers a lively programme of public readings and workshops, and aims to celebrate and explore the work of emerging and established contemporary writers.

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Location: Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus

Admission: All welcome