Live in the Alphabet City Tent: Poet Tim Seibles

by Sampsonia Way    /  July 31, 2014  / No comments

On June 19, Cave Canem, in partnership with City of Asylum Pittsburgh, presented a free reading in the Alphabet City Tent where Tim Seibles read, along with Patricia Smith and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.

Tim Seibles is the author of five books of poetry, including Hammerlock, Body Moves, Hurdy-Gurdy, Buffalo Head Solos, and his most recent collection, Fast Animal forthcoming in spring 2012. He is also the author of two chapbooks, Kerosene and Ten Miles an Hour. He has received many honors, including the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, an Open Voice Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. His widely anthologized poems have appeared in such journals as Callaloo, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, and Black American Literary Forum. He teaches in the English Department and M.F.A. Writing Program of Old Dominion University.

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