The Georgia Review and Avid Bookshop present Alberto Ríos & Misha Cahnmann-Taylor for the summer 2019 issue of the Georgia Review. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 7:00-9:30 pm at Cine Athens and is free and open to the public. After the authors read there will be a catered reception. We encourage you to purchase books to get them signed by the authors!
You can purchase the event books online from Avid Bookshop here:
A SMALL STORY ABOUT THE SKY: https://www.avidbookshop.com/book/9781556594793
THE THEATER OF NIGHT:
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Alberto Rios served as the Arizona State Poet, teaches at Arizona State University, and is the author of nine books of poetry, three collections of short stories, an a memoir. His book of poems, THE SMALLEST MUSCLE IN THE HUMAN BODY, was nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry.
Melisa Cahmann-Taylor is Professor of TESOL & World Language Education at the University of Georgia. She is the winner of Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prizes, a Leeway Poetry Grant, and a Fulbright award and has co-authored two books, TEACHERS ACT UP: CREATING MULTICULTURAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES THROUGH THEATRE and ARTS-BASED RESEARCH IN EDUCATION. She has published numerous articles and poetry about language learning, sustainable or fragile states of bilingualism, and teacher education.
Her book of poetry is IMPERFECT TENSE, from by Whitepoint Press. Her poems have appeared in AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, WOMEN'S QUARTERLY REVIEW, CREAM CITY REVIEW, BARROW STREET, PUERTO DEL SOL, MOM EGG, and many other literary homes. Cahnmann-Taylor judges the annual Anthropology & Humanism poetry contest and is the editor of the ethnographic poetry section.