Avid Poetry Series returns Friday, June 30, 2017, featuring Heidi Lynn Nilsson and Alice Teeter. This event will be at our Prince Ave. bookshop from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. There is no admission charge.
ABOUT THE POETS:
Heidi Lynn Nilsson's poems have appeared in Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Pleiades, American Poet, New Voices, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, The Math of Gifts, won the Singer-Sargent Award in 2015. Her first full-length collection, For the Fire from the Straw, is forthcoming from Barrow Street in October. She lives in Athens with her husband and three daughters.
A native Floridian, Alice Teeter graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. She moved to Atlanta in 1975 “just for the summer” and currently resides in Pine Lake. Her fifth book of poetry, Mountain Mother Poems, has just been published by Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, Kentucky. She taught beginning and intermediate poetry writing at Emory University for three years and is an Associate Editor for Calamaro in Atlanta, Georgia. Alice is a member of Alternate ROOTS, a service organization for artists doing community-based work in the Southeast; a member of the Artist Conference Network, a national coaching community for people doing creative work; and a member of the Atlanta Women’s Poetry Collective. She performs regularly with the Imprah!vables, a local theatrical improve troupe. With her spouse, Kathie deNobriga, she hosts a monthly Art Salon where artists of all kinds present finished work or work in progress to an intimate and appreciative audience.