- General public
Please join us Thursday, October 3, 2019 for a poetry reading from Michael Waters and Mihaela Moscaliuc (DPC, 8:15 p.m.)!
Mihaela Moscaliuc was born and raised in Romania. She is the author of the poetry collections Immigrant Model (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and Father Dirt (Alice James Books, 2010), translator of Carmelia Leonte’s The Hiss of the Viper (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015) and Liliana Ursu’s Clay and Star (Etruscan Press, 2019), and editor of Insane Devotion: On the Writing of Gerald Stern (Trinity University Press, 2016). The recipient of two Glenna Luschei Awards (in poetry and prose, respectively) from Prairie Schooner, residency fellowships from Chateau de Lavigny (Switzerland), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the MacDowell Colony, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and a Fulbright fellowship to Romania, Moscaliuc is associate professor of English at Monmouth University (New Jersey).
Michael Waters is a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow. His books of poetry include The Dean of Discipline (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018) and Celestial Joyride (2016), Gospel Night (2011), Darling Vulgarity (2006—finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize) and Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems (2001—finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize) from BOA Editions. His new book, Caw, will appear from BOA in 2020. He has co-edited Reel Verse (Knopf, 2018), Contemporary American Poetry (Houghton Mifflin, 2006) and Perfect in Their Art (Southern Illinois UP, 2003). His poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Yale Review, Kenyon Review, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review and Rolling Stone. Recipient of five Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fulbright Foundation, and NJ State Council on the Arts, he teaches at Monmouth University and in the Drew University MFA Program, and lives in Ocean, NJ.
VOICES gratefully acknowledges the support of Arts Alliance of St. Mary's College, the Lecture & Fine Arts Committee and the Department of English.