Address: Via Maggio 16, FlorenceDate: Monday 10 June 18:00 - 19:00
Reading with poets Jennifer Grotz and Sonnet Mondal as part of the Distant Voices Voices Sisters poetry festival, with moderator Elisa Biagini.
Jennifer Grotz is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Window Left Open. A translator by Tunisian-born writer Hubert Haddad. Her poems, reviews, and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, New York Review of Books, Ploughshares, New England Review, and in four volumes of the Best American Poetry anthology. Director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences, she teaches at the University of Rochester.
Sonnet Mondal writes from Kolkata, India and his latest poetry books includes Karmic Chanting (Copper Coin 2018) and Ink and Line (Dhauli Books 2018). He has read at literary festivals in Macedonia, Ireland, Turkey, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, Germany, Hungary, and Slovakia. His writings have appeared in publications across Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia. Director of Chair Poetry Evenings International Festival, Mondal edits the Indian section of Lyrikline (Haus für Poesie, Berlin) and serves as editor in chief of Enchanting Verses Literary Review. He has been a guest editor for Poetry at Sangam, India and Words Without Borders, New York. His works have been translated into Hindi, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, Slovak, Macedonian, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Arabic. www.sonnetmondal.com
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