Poetry Reading: Kiki Petrosino

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center

We are proud to present Kiki Petrosino, who will read from her work. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing.

Kiki Petrosino is the author of three books of poetry: Witch Wife (2017), Hymn for the Black Terrific(2013) and Fort Red Border (2009), all from Sarabande Books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Her poems and essays have appeared in PoetryBest American PoetryThe NationThe New York TimesFENCEGulf Coast, JubilatTin House and online at Ploughshares. She is founder and co-editor of Transom, an independent online poetry journal. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, where she directs the Creative Writing Program. She also teaches part-time in the brief-residency MFA program at Spalding University. Her awards include a residency at the Hermitage Artist Retreat and research fellowships from the University of Louisville’s Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.