Fall 2012 Poetry Reading Series: Jeanne Marie Beaumont & Maxine Scates

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:30pm

Stage Two 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

JEANNE MARIE BEAUMONT is the author of Burning of the Three Fires (BOA Editions, 2010), a finalist for the Writers’ League of Texas Book Award, Curious Conduct (BOA Editions, 2004), and Placebo Effects, selected by William Matthews as a National Poetry Series winner (Norton, 1997). She is coeditor of the anthology The Poets’ Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm Fairy Tales. She has taught at Rutgers University and the Frost Place in Franconia, NH. She currently teaches at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd St. Y and in the Stonecoast low-residency MFA program at the University of Southern Maine.

MAXINE SCATES is the author of three books of poetry, Undone ( New Issues, 2011), Black Loam (Cherry Grove Collections, 2005), and Toluca Street (University of Pittsburgh Press,1989). She is co-editor, with David Trinidad, of Holding Our Own: The Selected Poems of Ann Stanford published by Copper Canyon Press. She has taught at Lane Community College, Lewis and Clark College and, for many years, as Poet-in-Residence, Visiting Associate Professor, at Reed College. She now teaches privately. Originally from Los Angeles, she has lived in Eugene, Oregon since 1973.

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