Thursday 7 pm, September 28. An evening with authors Kimberly Burwick and Kevin Goodan
Kimberly Burwick was born and raised in Massachusetts. Burwick earned her BA in literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her MFA in poetry from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is the author of four collections of poetry: Has No Kinsmen (Red Hen Press, 2006), Horses in the Cathedral, winner of the Robert Dana Prize (Anhinga Press, 2011), Good Night Brother, winner of the Burnside Review Prize, (Burnside Review Press, 2014) and Custody of the Eyes (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017). She is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Washington State University.
Kevin Goodan was born in Montana and raised on the Flathead Indian Reservation where his stepfather and brothers are tribal members. Goodan earned his BA from the University of Montana and worked as a firefighter for ten years with the U.S. Forest Service before receiving his MFA from University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2004. Goodan’s first collection of poetry, In the Ghost-House Acquainted (2004), won The L.L. Winship/ PEN New England Award in 2005. His other books include Winter Tenor (2009), and Upper Level Disturbances (2012), Let The Voices (2016) and Anaphora (2018). Goodan has taught at the University of Connecticut, and has served as Visiting Writer at Wesleyan University in the College of Letters. He is Associate Professor at Lewis-Clark State College and is on faculty at the low-residency MFA: Rainier Writer Workshop.