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Doug Anderson & Martín Espada

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  • The 2022 Brattleboro Literary Festival is celebrating the 21st year with its first live and in person festival since 2019.
  • Doug  Anderson’s first book of poems, The Moon Reflected Fire,  won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and his second, Blues for Unemployed Secret Police, a grant from the Academy of American Poets. His memoir, Keep Your Head Down, was published in 2009. 
  • His new book of poems is Undress, She Said, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. He has also written plays, film scripts, journalism and fiction. His play, Short Timers, was produced at Theater for the New City in New York. 
  • Anderson’s work has appeared in Ploughshares, the Southern Review, Poetry, Field, the Massachusetts Review, the Virginia Quarterly Review and many other journals and magazines. He lives in Western Massachusetts.
  • Martin Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator, including Vivas to Those Who Have Failed and Pulitzer finalist, The Republic of Poetry. His latest book, Floaters, was the winner of the 2021 National Book Award. 
  • His other many honors include the Ruth Lilly Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. 
  • Born in Brooklyn, he now lives in western Massachusetts.
Production Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 14:30

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