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Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Poetry Reading with Jennifer L. Knox & Nynke Passi

Monday August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT

Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Poetry Reading with Jennifer L. Knox & Nynke Passi

From the organizers:

“We kick off the festival with a poetry reading featuring Jennifer L. Knox and Nynke Passi, MIU’s MFA in Creative Writing program director.

About this event

Jennifer L. Knox is the author of Crushing It (Copper Canyon, 2020), as well as the collections Days of Shame and Failure (2015), The Mystery of the Hidden Driveway (2010), Drunk by Noon (2007), and A Gringo Like Me (2007), all published by Bloof Books. Her poems have appeared four times in the Best American Poetry series. Her work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and McSweeney’s.

Nynke Salverda Passi is the director of this MFA program and co-chair of the English dept. She was born and raised in the Netherlands. Her work has been published in CALYX, Gulf Coast, Poetry Breakfast, Life & Legends, and more. Her poetry has been anthologized in Pandemic Puzzle Pieces and River of Earth & Sky (Blue Light Press), Carrying the Branch (Glass Lyre Press), and Oxygen: Parables of the Pandemic (River Paw Press). Together with Rustin Larson and Christine Schrum, she edited the poetry collection Leaves by Night, Flowers by Day.”