This Saturday Night May 16th at 730pm, Page Poetry Parlor celebrates two new books
HERE WE ARE by Amy Hollowell + OTHER ARCHER by Lee Ann Brown
published by the Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre in 2015 in the new "To / Jusqua" series, edited by Christophe Lamiot Enos. Each volume issued in English, as well as a separate French edition in translation.
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AMY HOLLOWELL is a French-American poet, journalist and translator who has lived in Paris since 1982. Her recent works include Here We Are (Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2015), Giacomettrics (corrupt press, 2013) and Peneloping (corrupt press, 2012). She has been on the staff of the International Herald Tribune since 1983, and has contributed as a journalist to various publications in Europe and the United States, including the American Buddhist magazines Tricycle and Shambala Sun. In addition, she is a lineage holder and Zen teacher in the White Plum Zen Buddhist organization, and in 2004 she founded the Wild Flower Zen group in Paris, which she continues to lead in France and Portugal.
LEE ANN BROWN was born in Japan and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. She attended Brown University, where she earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She is the author of In the Laurels, Caught (Fence Books, 2013), which won the 2012 Fence Modern Poets Series Award, as well as Crowns of Charlotte (Carolina Wren Press, 2013), The Sleep That Changed Everything (Wesleyan, 2003), and Polyverse (Sun & Moon Press, 2000), which won the 1996 New American Poetry Competition, selected by Charles Bernstein. 25 years ago, Brown founded Tender Buttons Press, which is dedicated to publishing experimental women’s poetry. She has taught at Brown University, Naropa University, Bard College, and The New School, among others. She currently teaches at St. John’s University and curates the Page Poetry Parlor at Torn Page.