Poetry Reading with Ange Mlinko opening reading by Justin Jannise
Guggenheim Fellow Ange Mlinko is the author of five books of poetry: Distant Mandate (2017); Marvelous Things Overheard (2013), which was selected by both the New Yorker and the Boston Globe as a best book of 2013; Shoulder Season (2010), a finalist for the William Carlos Williams Award; Starred Wire (2005), which was a National Poetry Series winner in 2004 and a finalist for the James Laughlin Award; and Matinees (1999). She taught for several years at the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program, and now lives in Florida, where she is Professor of English at the University of Florida.
Justin Jannise studied poetry at Yale University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A native of the Houston area, he is a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Houston, where he serves as Editor-in-Chief of Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. His work has appeared in Columbia Journal, the Yale Review, North American Review and The Awl.