Leora Fridman & Sarah Green

Leora Fridman, My Fault, & Sarah Green, Earth ScienceLeora Fridman is the author of My Fault, forthcoming from Cleveland State University Press and winner of the 2015 CSU First Book Poetry Competition. She is also the author of the chapbooks Precious CoastObvious MetalsOn the Architecture, and Essential Nature, and Eduardo Milán: Poems, a chapbook of translations.

Leora attended Brown University, where she was awarded the Pembroke Poetry Prize and graduated with honors in Literary Arts. She also attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers, where she was awarded a Graduate Fellowship and MFA Thesis Grant, taught College Writing and Poetry Writing, served as Assistant Director of the Juniper Summer Writing Institute and curated the jubilat/Jones Reading Series.

The poems in Earth Science, Sarah Green's debut collection, survey the whole terrain: wind, soil, atmosphere. Animal, vegetable, mineral. How the weather within us shifts with every phenomena that strikes. The stars above may never quite align, but we can trust Green's keen vision to tell us where all the best rocks are.

Sarah Green is the author of ​​Earth Science, ​released March 1 ​by​​​ 421 Atlanta. Of this​ poetry​ collection, Gail Mazur writes, “I’m tremendously moved by the insight and appetite in this eloquent debut.” David Rivard writes, “[Her] poems make [wisdom] sound peculiarly exciting.” ​Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2012,​ The Incredible Sestina Anthology, Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2009, and elsewhere. Her ​2015 chapbook, Skeleton Evenings​ (Finishing Line Press)​, won the​ ​New Women’s Voices prize.​ This is her first full-length collection.​

Event date: 
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Porter Square Books
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140