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Thursday, May 16th – 7:00-9:00 pm
Poets Mike Boughn + Sunnylyn Thibodeaux

Mike Boughn

Michael Boughn worked in the Teamsters for nearly 10 years before returning to university to earn a PhD in 1986 after studying with poets John Clarke and Robert Creeley. He is the author of ten books of poetry, including Iterations of the Diagonal, Dislocations in Crystal, 22 Skidoo / SubTractions, and Great Canadian Poems for the Aged Vol. 1 Illus. Ed. Cosmographia – a post-Lucretian faux micro-epic was short listed for the Canadian Governor Generals Award for Poetry in 2011, prompting a reviewer in the Globe and Mail to describe him as “an obscure veteran poet with a history of being overlooked.” With Victor Coleman he edited Robert Duncan’s The H.D. Book for the University of California Press. He has also published books for young adults, including the Maple Award nominated Into the World of the Dead,a mystery novel, Business As Usual, a descriptive bibliography of the American poet, H.D., and numerous essays on film, writing, architecture and music. His most recent book is Hermetic Divagationsfor H.D.. He edits the online poetry news magazine, Dispatches from the Poetry Wars, with co-conspirator, Kent Johnson.

Sunnylyn Thibodeaux is the author of Universal Fall Precautions (Spuyten Duyvil 2017), As Water Sounds (Bootstrap 2014), Palm to Pine (2011) and over a dozen small books including Against What Light (Ypolita), 88 Haiku for Lorca (Push Press) and What’s Going On (Bird & Beckett). New work has recently been published or is forthcoming in Duende, Entropy: The BirdsParadise NowPoetry NowSo & So Magazine, and Yes Poetry.  Originally from New Orleans, she lives and writes in San Francisco. She is the co-editor of Auguste Press and Lew Gallery Additions.

 

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