Marie Elizabeth Mali and Dilruba Ahmed in Fox Chase March 25th

March 25th @ 2pm – The Fox Chase Reading Series presents The Featured Poets Reading at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Join us for the poetry of Marie Elizabeth Mali and Dilruba Ahmed  followed by an open mic.

Marie-Elizabeth Mali is the author of Steady, My Gaze (Tebot Bach, 2011) and is co-editor with Annie Finch of the forthcoming anthology, Villanelles (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets, 2012). She currently serves as co-curator for the Page Meets Stage reading series in New York City and served as co-curator for louderARTS: the Reading Series from 2008-2011. Before receiving her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, she practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her work has appeared in Calyx, Poet Lore, and RATTLE, among others. You can visit her at http://www.memali.com and read her poetry in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/11WS/Marie-ElizabethMali.html

Dilruba Ahmed is the author of Dhaka Dust (Graywolf, July 2011), winner of the 2010 Bakeless Literary Prize for poetry, selected by Arthur Sze and awarded by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Ahmed’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cream City Review, New England Review, New Orleans Review, Drunken Boat, and The Normal School. Her work also appears in Indivisible: Contemporary South Asian American Poetry. You can visit her at http://www.dilrubaahmed.com and read her poetry in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/11WS/DilrubaAhmed.html

Next Up: Northeast Philadelphia Memorial for Poet/Teacher Louis McKee with Featured Poet Steve Delia and musical guests Mary and The Sun Bear Trio.

For our complete schedule: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12WS/docs/TheFoxChaseReadingSeriesSchedule2012.pdf

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