Join two guest poets, Joseph Warren and Julie E. Bloemeke, as Callanwolde celebrates the art and performance of poetry with readings in the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
Joseph Harrison is the author of four books of poetry, The Fly in the Ointment (20th anniversary edition, 2014), Someone Else’s Name (2003), Identity Theft (2008), and Shakespeare’s Horse (2015). His honors include an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a fellowship in poetry from the Guggenheim Foundation. He is the Senior American Editor for Waywiser Press, and the editor of The Hecht Prize Anthology. He lives in Baltimore.
Julie E. Bloemeke of Atlanta earned her MA in American Literature from the University of South Carolina and her MFA in poetry from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her manuscript Slide to Unlock recently placed as a semifinalist in three book prize contests. In May 2015 she won the ekphrastic poetry competition at the Toledo Museum of Art where her work will be on display until the fall. Her poetry has recently appeared in Chautauqua Literary Journal, Drunken Boat, Poet Lore, The Raven Chronicles, and elsewhere.