Date: November 2, 2013
Printing: 7:00 p.m.
Reading: 7:30 p.m.
Poet: Holly Iglesias
At Vandercooked Poetry Nights, everyone is invited to print a broadside on the Vandercook printing press. This open edition broadside is designed and handset in metal type in advance. So when you arrive, your broadside will be waiting for you. Just turn the crank!
The print is available for the nominal price of $5 that evening and $20 after that evening. The reading is free to the public.
Holly Iglesias is a poet, translator, and teacher. Her books include Angles of Approach (White Pine Press, 2010) and Souvenirs of a Shrunken World (Kore Press, 2008), Hands-on Saints, and Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry (Quale Press, 2000 and 2004). She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, North Carolina Arts Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the Edward Albee Foundation. Her work has been anthologized in The Best of the Prose Poem, The House of Your Dreams, To Tell the Truth, and Sweeping Beauty: Contemporary American Women Poets Do Housework.
Iglesias was born in St. Louis in 1949, educated at Loyola University (B.A. in history), University of Miami (M.A. in history), and Florida State University (Ph.D. in interdisciplinary humanities), and currently teaches in the Master of Liberal Arts Program at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. Her most recent publication is Fruta Bomba, a chapbook published by Q Ave Press.