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An Evening of Poetry with C.T. Salazar and Amie Whittemore

Apr 19
6:30PM CT
The Porch House at 2811 Dogwood Pl., Nashville, TN 37204

Join us for a special evening as we celebrate two poets, C.T. Salazar and Amie Whittemore. Drinks and snacks will be served!

C.T. Salazar is a Latinx poet and librarian from Mississippi. His debut collection Headless John the Baptist Hitchhiking (Acre Books 2022) was named a finalist for the 2023 Theodore Roethke Memorial Award. C.T. is the author of three previous chapbooks, most recently American Cavewall Sonnets (Bull City Press 2021). His past awards include the 2020 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award and the AWP Intro Journals Award. His most recent poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, West Branch, Denver Quarterly Review, Cincinnati Review, and 32 Poems. C.T. is a Research Methods Librarian and assistant professor at Delta State University.  

Amie Whittemore (she/her) is the author of the poetry collections Glass Harvest (Autumn House Press), Star-tent: A Triptych (Tolsun Books), and Nest of Matches (Autumn House, 2024). She was the 2020-2021 Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Her poems have won multiple awards, including a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, and her poems and prose have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Nashville Review, Smartish Pace, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at Eastern Illinois University and also serves as director of MTSU Write, a from-home creative writing mentorship program. Learn more at amiewhittemore.com.


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