Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Trigilio & Loden at Columbia College

Tony Trigilio & Rachel Loden Poetry Reading
March 9, 2011 5:30pm
Columbia College, Hokin Hall, 623 S. Wabash, 109

TONY TRIGILIO’s books include the poetry collections Historic Diary (BlazeVOX Books, 2011) and The Lama's English Lessons (Three Candles Press, 2006), and the critical monographs Allen Ginsberg's Buddhist Poetics (Southern Illinois University Press, 2007) and “Strange Prophecies Anew” (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000). With Tim Prchal, he co-edited the anthology, Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870-1930 (Rutgers University Press, 2008). He is a member of the core poetry faculty at Columbia College Chicago and co-edits Court Green.

RACHEL LODEN is the author of Dick of the Dead (Ahsahta Press), a finalist for both the 2010 PEN USA Literary Award in Poetry and the California Book Award. Loden’s first book, Hotel Imperium (Georgia), won the Contemporary Poetry Series competition. Loden has published four chapbooks, including The Last Campaign (which won the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center chapbook competition) and The Richard Nixon Snow Globe (Wild Honey Press). She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Fellowship in Poetry from the California Arts Council, an &NOW Award, and a grant from the Fund for Poetry.