Thursday, October 11, 2012

Poetry Reading by New English Department Faculty

The new Piedmont College English faculty, Tim O'Keefe and Heidi Lynn Staples, will be giving a shared poetry reading at Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Avenue. Join us for poetry, books, and chat. The event will be held October 11th, 6:30 pm to 7:30pm.

Timothy O’Keefe is the author of The Goodbye Town, winner of the 2010 FIELD Poetry Prize. His poems and lyric essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, Seneca Review, The Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. He lives in Athens, Georgia, where he is Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Piedmont College.
Heidi Lynn Staples is the author of four collections, including Noise Event, forthcoming from Ahsahta and Take Care Fake Bear Torque Cake, recently released from Caketrain. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She lives in Athens, GA, where she works as an Assistant Professor of English at Piedmont College, attends the farmer's market, and kick-scoots downtown.