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Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black’s first book, “Cottonlandia,” won a Juniper Prize from the University of Massachusetts Press. “Hers is a poetry full of promise and pain, migrating from Otis Redding to nanotechnology,“ writes New Yorkerpoetry editor Kevin Young.  A former Wallace Stegner at Stanford University and National Endowment For the Arts fellow, in 2011 she was a Fulbright visiting professor at the Seamus Heaney Center in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has been the Director of Creative Writing at Santa Clara University and a member of the MFA faculty at UNC Greensboro. She lives in Albany, California where she serves as the city’s 2016-2020 Poet Laureate.

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Saturday, October 12

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