Poet Mary Makofske will read and discuss poems from her new book, winner of the Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press (Ashland University).
Mary Makofske's other books are The Disappearance of Gargoyles and Eating Nasturtiums, a winner of the Flume Press Chapbook Award. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Mississippi Review, Poetry East, North American Review, Calyx, and other journals and in several anthologies. Individual poems have won the Robert Penn Warren Poetry Prize, the Lullwater Review Prize, the Iowa Woman Prize, and The Spoon River Poetry Review Prize. Before her retirement in 2006, she was an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Orange.