Catherine Anderson (2000 Perugia Press Prize winner) and Katie Foster will read at the Raven Bookstore.
Catherine Anderson’s most recent collection of poetry is Everyone I Love Immortal (Woodley Memorial Press). Other titles include Woman with a Gambling Mania (Mayapple Press) and The Work of Hands (Perugia Press). Her poems have appeared in the Dunes Review, the I-70 Review, bosque and forthcoming in the Southern Humanities Review. She lives in Kansas City where she works with new interpreters from the city’s immigrant communities.
Katie Foster is a poet, translator, and artist living in Lawrence, Kansas. Last spring she received her MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University. Her most recent book, Major Diamonds Nights & Knives (Trident Press), draws formal inspiration from the deck of tarot to tell a fractured narrative of pregnancy and loss. Her work has appeared in The Nervous Breakdown, Hobart Pulp, The Fanzine, Leste Magazine, and elsewhere. She works at the Raven Bookstore and teaches writing classes at the Lawrence Arts Center.