Blacksmith House Poetry Series - Martha Collins and Carl Phillips

October 17, 2022

BHPS Martha Collins and Carl Phillips EDITED FORMAT FOR WEB

56 Brattle St
Cambridge MA 02138

October 17, 2022
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Martha Collins reads from her new book, Casualty Reports, with Carl Phillips, whose new poetry collection is Then the War: And Selected Poems 2007-2020

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Founded in 1973, the award-winning Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings established and emerging writers of poetry and fiction to Harvard Square. In person readings will take place at 56 Brattle on Mondays at 8pm. Admission is $3. Please register in advance.

Martha Collins

Martha Collins's eleventh book of poetry is Casualty Reports (Pittsburgh, 2022); her tenth, Because What Else Could I Do (Pittsburgh, 2019), won the William Carlos Williams Award. Her fifth volume of co-translated Vietnamese poetry, Dreaming the Mountain: Poems by Tue Sy, will be published in 2023. Collins founded the creative writing program at University of Massachusetts, Boston and later taught at Oberlin College.

Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips is the author, most recently, of Then the War: And Selected Poems 2007-2020. His prose book My Trade is Mystery: Seven Meditations from a Life in Writing will be out in November. Phillips teaches at Washington University in Saint Louis.