Poetry Reading: Heather Christle and Zachary Schomburg
Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2017
Heather Christle is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Heliopause (Wesleyan University Press, 2015). The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books) won the 2012 Believer Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The New Yorker, and The Best American Poetry. She has taught poetry at Antioch College, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Emory University. She lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where she is working on a book about crying.
Zachary Schomburg is the author of four books of poetry published by Black Ocean: The Man Suit; Scary, No Scary; Fjords vol 1; and, most recently, The Book of Joshua. His first novel, Mammother, is forthcoming this year from Featherproof Books. Schomburg co-edits Octopus Books and lives in Portland, Oregon.