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Sparks in the Dark Online Poetry – Holly Iglesias & Landon Godfrey

Join us this Wednesday for our online poetry series featuring Holly Iglesias and Landon Godfrey.

Holly Iglesias is the author of three collections of poetry— Sleeping Things; Angles of Approach; and Souvenirs of a Shrunken World—as well as a critical work, Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry. Her most recent publication is a collaborative chapbook, Myth America (Anhinga Press), co-written with Maureen Seaton, Carolina Hospital and Nicole Hospital-Medina.  Holly has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, the Edward Albee Foundation, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Miami, with a focus on archival and documentary poetry. Her current project is an intergenerational memoir in prose fragments with the working title Theories of Flight.

Landon Godfrey’s collection of poems, Inventory of Doubts, was selected by Dana Levin for the Tupelo Press Dorset Prize. She is also the author of Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown (Cider Press Review), chosen by David St. John for the Cider Press Review Book Award, and two limited-edition letterpress chapbooks, In the Stone (funded by a Regional Artist Project Grant) and Spaceship (Somnambulist Tango Press). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, New England Review, Copper Nickel, Slice, Studium in Polish translation, Best New Poets, Verse Daily, and other places. She has received fellowships from the NEA, North Carolina Arts Council, and Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences. Also an artist, her current studio work includes drawing, painting, and printmaking. Born and raised in Washington, DC, she now lives in Northampton, MA.