POETS CRAIG PAULENICH & HEATHER ANN SHEPARD
Poets Craig Paulenich & Heather Ann Shepard will be at Mac's on Wednesday, June 12th at 7 p.m. followed by an open mic.
Craig Paulenich is a Professor of English at Kent State University. He is the author of several books of poetry, including Old Brown: Poems (Bottom Dog Press 2018), Drift of the Hunt (Nobodaddies Press, 2006), Blood Will Tell (BlazeVOX [books], 2009), and St. Vitus Dance (Cervena Barva Press, 2012), and editor, (with Kent Johnson) of Beneath A Single Moon: Buddhism and Contemporary American Poetry (Shambhala Press, 1991), a landmark anthology of poems and essays from forty-five American Buddhist poets. His poems have appeared in The Georgia Review, the South Carolina Review, Kansas Quarterly, the Southern Poetry Review, and many others. Professor Paulenich holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in English from Bowling Green State University.
Heather Ann Shepard lives in Oberlin, Ohio and teaches poetry and writing at Lorain County Community College. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Pennsylvania English, The City and Up the Staircase Quarterly. Her newest collection of poems, Black Butterfly: Collected Poems will be released by Black Madonna Press in 2021.