October 9th, Minor American Poetry Reading

Minor American Presents
Poetry Readings By

Allison Cobb
Dianne Timblin

Saturday, October 9, 8pm
Free, Open to the Public, BYOB

Women’s Studies Parlors,
1st Floor, “East Duke” Building,
East Campus, Duke University.

Campus Map is here.

This Event is co-sponsored by
the English Department’s Graduate Reading Group in Contemporary Poetry and
the Nicholas School of the Environment.

Allison Cobb is the author of Born2 (Chax Press, 2004) about her hometown of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Green-Wood (Factory School, 2010) about a famous nineteenth-century cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Her work combines history, personal narrative, and poetry to address issues of landscape, politics, and ecology. She was a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow and worked for many years for the Environmental Defense Fund in New York City. She now works for an energy conservation nonprofit in Portland, OR.

Dianne Timblin lives, writes, and edits here in Durham. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Talisman, Rivendell, minor/american, Fanzine, and Foursquare. Recently, she contributed to Kate Schapira’s collaborative book project TOWN, published by Factory School in its Heretical Texts series. Dianne is currently researching and writing about historical wildland fires in the American West. She works as an editor at Duke University Press.