Catherine Barnett & Donna Masini

7:00 PM, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street
Poetry reading

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Catherine Barnett and Donna Masini on Wednesday, November 13th at 7PM at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Catherine Barnett is the author of Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004), The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press, 2012), which won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Human Hours (Graywolf, 2018). Her poetry has been published in former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser's column, "American Life in Poetry." She teaches at New York University and Hunter College and works as an independent editor. She lives in New York City.

Donna Masini is the author of three collections of poetry and a novel. Her latest collection of poems, 4:30 Movie (W. W. Norton, 2018), an elegy for her sister, explores personal loss, global violence, the ways in which movies shape our imaginations. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, and a Pushcart Prize, she is a Professor of English at Hunter College, where she teaches in the MFA Creative Writing program.