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Michael Dumanis and Franny Choi – Creature and The World Keeps Ending, The World Goes On

September 22, 2023 @ 6:00pm-7:00pm


We are delighted to welcome you back to this in person event at our Manchester, VT store!

Acclaimed poets Michael Dumanis and Franny Choi will join us to read from their latest collections. Creature is a complex poetics of vitality which expertly cultivates the multiplicity of language.The World Keeps Ending, The World Goes On is a poetry collection for the ends of worlds—past, present, and future.

Michael Dumanis was born in the former Soviet Union and lived there until his parents were granted political asylum in the United States. He holds a BA from Johns Hopkins, an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a PhD from the University of Houston. The author of My Soviet Union, winner of the Juniper Prize for Poetry, and the co-editor of the anthology Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century, he is the recipient of the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America. He lives in Vermont, where he teaches at Bennington College and serves as editor of Bennington Review.

Franny Choi is the author of two previous poetry collections, Soft Science (Alice James Books, 2019) and Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014). Her poems have appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. They are Faculty in Literature at Bennington College and founded Brew & Forge, a project that aims to build connections between writers, artists, and organizers.

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