Abe Louise Young and Anne Boyer

The Roxy Gordon Members Salon Series
When: Thursday March 10th, 2011
Where: Green Hill School

Abe Louise Young and Anne BoyerWordSpace is honored to partner with Greenhill School and Farid Matuk to share our Members Salon selections with their classrooms.

Abe Louise Young was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an award-winning poet and journalist, who has long worked to reveal, chronicle, and publish forgotten voices. Her written documentary work has ranged from projects interviewing Holocaust rescuers and Hurricane Katrina survivors to mentoring gang-affiliated and transgendered youth writers. She has published poems in The Nation, New Letters, and Witness, and chapbook of poetry, Ammonite. Her anthology, Hip Deep: Opinion, Essays, and Vision from American Teenagers, was published by Next Generation Press.<

Anne Boyer‘s poetry has appeared in Shampoo, The Denver Quarterly, Unpleasant Event Schedule, and other journals. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection, The Romance of Happy Workers (Coffee House Press).
Anne Boyer is the author of a novel, Joan, forthcoming from Bloof Books in 2011 and she has also written a number of critically acclaimed chapbooks, including Anne Boyer’s Good Apocalypse (Effing Press), Art is War (Mitzvah), and The 2000s (Free Poetry).  Recent poetry and prose can be found in Lit, Columbia Poetry Review, Burdock, and Property Press. She is a lecturer in  digital culture, philosophy, and creative writing at the Kansas City Art Institute


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