Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Saturday, March 3: Gillian Conoley & Martha Ronk
The Poetic Research Bureau presents...
& MARTHA RONK
Saturday, March 3 2018
Gillian Conoley was born in Austin, Texas and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she has lived for more than twenty years. She is the author of eight books of poetry, including Peace (2014), The Plot Genie (2009) and Profane Halo (2005), as well as being the editor of the poetry magazine VOLT. Conoley was the 2017 winner of the Poetry Society of America’s prestigious Shelley Memorial Award. Her most recent book, Preparing One’s Consciousness for the Avatar, is just out from Magra Books.
Martha Ronk is the author of several collections of poetry, including Ocular Proof (Omnidawn, 2016); Transfer of Qualities (Omnidawn, 2013); Partially Kept (Nightboat, 2012); Vertigo (Coffee House Press, 2007), which was selected by C.D. Wright as a part of the National Poetry Series; and Desire in LA (University of Georgia Press, 1990). She is also the author of two chapbooks.