At Madville, we do our best to promote events around our books and our authors. We attend multiple conferences and book fairs, and our authors go on book tours. What you’ll find listed here are the events we know about. (Sometimes our authors get so busy they forget to tell us when they have something going on!)
Madville Publishing Events:
90.9 FM Farmington New Mexico
KAKTUS FEATURED POETS:
Carolyne Wright and George Drew
reading and conversation on Zoom
Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
7 pm Mountain Time via Zoom
followed by open mic
hosted by John Roche
6 pm Pacific, 7 pm Mountain, 8 pm Central, 9 pm Eastern
Program will be recorded
Pushcart prize winner Carolyne Wright’s latest book is This Dream the World: New & Selected Poems (Lost Horse Press, 2017), whose title poem received a Pushcart Prize and was included in The Best American Poetry 2009. Her co-edited anthology, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace (Lost Horse, 2015), received ten Pushcart Prize nominations and was a finalist in the Foreword Review’s Book of the Year Awards. A Seattle native who studied with Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Hugo, and William Stafford, she is author of nine previous books and chapbooks of poetry, a book of essays, and five volumes of poetry in translation from Spanish and Bengali—the latest of which is Map Traces, Blood Traces / Trazas de mapa, trazas de sangre (Mayapple Press, 2017), a bilingual sequence of poems by Seattle-based Chilean poet, Eugenia Toledo (Finalist for the 2018 Washington State Book Award in Poetry, and for the 2018 PEN Los Angeles Award in Translation). Carolyne teaches for Richard Hugo House and for national and international literary conferences and festivals. A Contributing Editor for the Pushcart Prizes, she lived in Chile and traveled in Brazil on a Fulbright Grant; she returned to Brazil in 2018 for an Instituto Sacatar artists residency in Bahia. A Seattle native who teaches for Richard Hugo House, she has received grants from the NEA, 4Culture, and Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, among others. A 2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar Award will take her back to Salvador, Bahia, after the Covid-19 deferral of the program is lifted.
Order Masquerade from University of Washington Press or your favorite bookstore
George Drew was born in Mississippi and raised there and in New York State, where he currently lives. He has read widely, for example, Rochester Institute of Technology, The College of the Holy Cross, Union College, The University of Maine, and many other venues including libraries, coffee houses, bookstores, etc. Drew is the author of eight collections of poetry: Toads in a Poisoned Tank, The Horse’s Name Was Physics, American Cool, The Hand that Rounded Peter’s Dome, The View From Jackass Hill, winner of the 2010 X.J. Kennedy Prize for Poetry (Texas Review Press), Down & Dirty, Fancy’s Orphan, and Pastoral Habits: New & Selected Poems (Texas Review Press). He has published widely in such journals as Antioch Review, Atlanta Review, The Baltimore Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cutthroat, Louisiana Literature, Mississippi Review, New Millennium Writings, North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Salmagundi, and The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review. He also had a group of poems appear in The Southern Poetry Anthology, II: Mississippi (Texas Review Press).
George’s new book, Drumming Armageddon, (Madville Publishing – June 2020)