POETRY READING/ PHIL METRES & DANNY CAINE
Poets Phil Metres and Danny Caine will read at Mac's on Wednesday, July 19th at 7 p.m.
Philip Metres has written and translated a number of books and chapbooks, including Pictures at an Exhibition (2016), Sand Opera (2015), I Burned at the Feast: Selected Poems of Arseny Tarkovsky (2015), Compleat Catalogue of Comedic Novelties: Poetic Texts of Lev Rubinstein (2014), Concordance of Leaves (2013), abu ghraib arias (2011), Ode to Oil (2011), To See the Earth (2008), Behind the Lines: War Resistance Poetry on the American Homefront since 1941 (2007), Instants (2006), Primer for Non-Native Speakers (2004), Catalogue of Comedic Novelties: Selected Poems of Lev Rubinstein (2004), and A Kindred Orphanhood: Selected Poems of Sergey Gandlevsky (2003).
His writing has appeared widely, including in Best American Poetry and has garnered two NEA fellowships, two Arab American Book Awards, the Lannon Literary Fellowship, the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, five Ohio Arts Council Grants, the PEN/Heim Translation Grant, the Beatrice Hawley Award, the Akron Poetry Prize, the Anne Halley Prize, the Creative Workforce Fellowship, the Cleveland Arts Prize, and the inaugural George W. Hunt, S.J. Award for Excellence in Journalism, Literature & the Arts.
Danny Caine, a former student of Phil Metres at John Carroll University is an MFA candidate at the University of Kansas. His chapbook, Uncle Harold's Maxwell House Haggadah, is out now from Etchings Press. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Hobart, The Minnesota Review, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Atticus Review, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, TL;DR, More Than Sports Talk, Off the Coast, The Legendary, Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, RipRap, The Cafe Review, and Flyover Country Review. Danny is currently music editor for At Length Magazine, and a former editor of Beecher's. He works at the Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kansas and co-curates their Big Tent Reading Series.