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January, 2014


Thursday January 30, 2014 AT 6:30PM
LOCATED IN 212 Kresge Library at Oakland University.

Michael Lauchlan has had poems in many publications including New England ReviewVirginia Quarterly ReviewNorth American Review, Nimrod, (forthcoming), New Plains (forthcoming), Ninth Letter, Apple Valley Review, Waccamaw, Natural Bridge, Collagist, Tampa Review, The Cortland Review, and Innisfree. He has recently been awarded the Consequence Prize in Poetry and has been included in Abandon Automobile, from Wayne State University Press and in A Mind Apart, from Oxford University Press.  His debut collection of poems will be published by Wayne State University Press in 2015.

Edward Morin is a poet, translator, and song writer who was born and educated in Chicago. He has taught English and writing in different universities in the US and currently lives in Ann Arbor. His poems have been published in Hudson Review, Prairie Schooner, Michigan Quarterly Review and many other magazines.

His co-translations of contemporary Greek, Chinese, and Arabic poems have appeared in Iowa Review, New Letters, TriQuarterly, Banipal: Magazine of Modern Arab Literature, and Two Lines: A Journal of Translation. His recent co-translation of poems by Arab authors Yousef el-Qedra and Diab Rabie have been published in The Dirty Goat, Connotations Press: An Online Artifact, and in the anthology, which he co-edited, Before There Is Nowhere to Stand: Palestine/Israel: Poets Respond to the Struggle (Lost Horse Press, 2012).

Meghan Phelps, a fiery redhead with a passion for words, began her collegiate experience at Oakland Community College (OCC), where she simultaneously worked as a supplemental instruction leader for writing classes. Meghan continues her studies at Oakland University as a writing and rhetoric major and serves as a writing center consultant. After graduation, she plans to pursue graduate studies, so she can teach writing at the college level. When she isn't parenting her three daughters, consulting on manuscripts, or studying diligently for her classes, Meghan enjoys expressing herself through poetry, painting, and creative non-fiction.

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Sept24The Poets’ Follies Reading Series, sponsored by Marick Press and The Oakland University Writing Center, will feature the poetry of David Young, Todd Swift and Jason Storms at 6:30PM. The reading will be followed by a question and answer session.
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