Friday March 20th at the Saratoga Springs Public Library College of Saint Rose professor, Barbara Ungar, will be joining poets Leah Umansky and Nancy White for a poetry reading celebrating Women, Myth, and Media. The reading takes place from 4-5:30PM.
Leah Umansky is a poet, collagist and teacher in New York City. She is the author of the Mad-Men inspired chapbook, Don Dreams and I Dream, voted one of the top 10 chapbooks you should read in 2014, and the full-length collection Domestic Uncertainties. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as POETRY, Forklift, Ohio, Barrow Street, and Coconut Poetry. A pop culture addict, three of her Game of Thrones inspired poems have recently been translated into Norwegian by Beijing Trondheim. More at www.LeahUmansky.com or @Lady_Bronte.
Barbara Ungar has published four books of poetry, most recently Immortal Medusa and Charlotte Brontë, You Ruined My Life, both Hilary Tham selections from The Word Works. Her prior books are Thrift and The Origin of the Milky Way, which won the Gival Press Poetry Award, a silver Independent Publishers award, a Hoffer award, and the Adirondack Center for Writing poetry award. She is also the author of several chapbooks and Haiku in English. She has published poems in Salmagundi, Rattle, The Nervous Breakdown, and many other journals. A professor of English at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, she coordinates their new MFA program. For more information, please see Barbaraungar.net.
Nancy White‘s first book, Sun, Moon, Salt, won the Washington Prize for poetry; her second, Detour came out from Tamarack Editions in 2010. She publishes in a range of literary journals, from Ploughshares and FIELD to New England Review, Rattle, and New Orleans Review. She has been a fellow at MacDowell Colony and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown; has taught at Bennington College and SUNY Adirondack; and is editor-in-chief and president at The Word Works based in Washington DC.