Clement: An Evening of Poetry Featuring Irene Mathieu and Special Guests

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

This event will be held at our Clement street location. 



Please join Green Apple Books on Clement street Tuesday, May 9th at 7:00pm as we welcome Author Irene Mathieu and a collection of special guest readers for an evening of Poetry.


Irène Mathieu is a pediatrician, writer, and public health researcher. She is the 2016 winner of the Bob Kaufman Book Prize and author of the poetry chapbook the galaxy of origins (dancing girl press, 2014) and book orogeny (Trembling Pillow Press, 2017). Irène has been a Fulbright scholar and a Callaloo fellow, and her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She is a poetry book reviewer for Muzzle Magazine, an editor for the humanities section of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and a contributing author on the Global Health Hub blog. Irène holds a BA in International Relations from the College of William & Mary and a MD from Vanderbilt University.


Lisa Alden is a Mensan, WashU alum, and lecturer in creative writing at San Francisco State University. She lives in Berkeley with her sons.


Kimberly Reyes has received fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, Callaloo, and Columbia University, and is currently a William Dickey Fellow and MFA candidate in poetry at San Francisco State University. Her nonfiction has appeared in the Associated Press, Entertainment Weekly,, The New York Post, The Village Voice, Alternative Press, ESPN the Magazine, Jane, Honey, NY1 News, and The Best American Poetry blog. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Feminist Wire, The Acentos Review, Columbia Journal Online, Moko Magazine, Yemassee, New American Writing, and Belleville Park Pages. 


Fisayo Adeyeye has works published in Noble / Gas Qtrly, Nailed Magazine, The Birds We Piled Loosely, and work forthcoming in Print Oriented Bastards, New American Writing, and This Magazine. He is the former Poetry Editor of Fourteen Hills, a Co-Curator of the VelRo Graduate Reading Series. His chapbook Blackfish was a finalist for the 2015 Best Prize Chapbook Contest (Big Lucks). His first full length book Cradles is forthcoming from Nomadic Press in April 2017.


As always, this reading is free and welcome to all who'd like to attend.


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