Friday, May 5, 2017

Kathryn Nuernberger, Jenny Molberg, and Derek Graf

Kathryn Nuernberger, Jenny Molberg, and Derek Graf
5pm Sunday, May 7th

Kathryn Nuernberger is the author of two poetry collections, The End of Pink, which won the James Laughlin prize from the Academy of American Poets, and Rag & Bone, which won the Antivenom Prize from Elixir Press. Her collection of lyric essays, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past, is forthcoming from OSU Press in Fall 2017. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, American Antiquarian Society, and Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life, she is an associate professor at University of Central Missouri, where she also serves as the director of Pleiades Press.

Jenny Molberg’s debut collection of poetry, Marvels of the Invisible, won the 2014 Berkshire Prize (Tupelo Press, 2017). Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, Copper Nickel, Redivider, Poetry International, Best New Poets, and other publications. She teaches at the University of Central Missouri and is Co-editor of Pleiades.

Derek Graf received his MFA from Oklahoma State University. His poems have appeared in Portland Review, The Monarch Review, Booth, The Boiler, Word Riot, and other journals. His chapbook, What the Dying Man Asked Me, was a finalist for the The Peter Meinke Prize for Poetry, The Concrete Wolf Chapbook Contest, and The New Delta Review Chapbook Competition. He is a first-year PhD Candidate at the University of Kansas.