Rodrigo Toscano & Michelle Donahue

Sep 15, 2017, 12:00 pm

Join the Guest Writers Series (GWS) and Hivemind: The Book Club of Salt Lake City for a discussion with Rodrigo Toscano and Michelle Donahue.

Rodrigo Toscano’s newest book of poetry is Explosion Rocks Springfield (Fence Books, 2016) His previous books include, Deck of Deeds, Collapsible Poetics Theater (a National Poetry Series selection), To Leveling Swerve, Platform, Partisans, and The Disparities. His poetry has appeared in the anthologies Voices Without Borders, Diasporic Avant Gardes, Imagined Theatres, In the Criminal’s Cabinet, Earth Bound, and Best American Poetry. Toscano has received a New York State Fellowship in Poetry. His poetics plays have been performed at the Disney Redcat Theater and Ontological-Hysteric Poet’s Theater Festival. He works for the Labor Institute in conjunction with the United Steelworkers, the National Institute for Environmental Health Science, Communication Workers of America, and National Day Laborers Organizing Network. Toscano lives in New Orleans.

Michelle Donahue is the recipient of the University of Utah’s Scowcroft Prize in Prose. She received an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University and is a current doctoral student in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah. She serves as fiction editor for Quarterly West and prose editor for The Adroit Journal. Her fiction has appeared in Sycamore Review, Arts & Letters, Beloit Fiction Journal, CutBank, and others.

This program is funded in part by a UH Competitive Grant.

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