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Book-Launch Reading: Nicole Caruso Garcia, Janis Harrington, Wendy Videlock: 13 November 2022

Book Launch - Three Able Muse Press Poets Read from Their New Collections - Free Admission for All

Book-Launch Reading with Three Able Muse Authors

Janis Harrington, Nicole Caruso Garcia, Wendy Videlock
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Book Launch - Three Able Muse Press Poets Read from Their New Collections - Free Admission for All

Able Muse Authors Book-Launch Reading

Date: Sunday, November 13, 3-4 P.M. EDT

Host: John Philip Drury;

Join us for a virtual reading and Q&A with three Able Muse Press authors Nicole Caruso Garcia, Janis Harrington, and Wendy Videlock reading from their new collections--

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About the Readers:

- Nicole Caruso Garcia: Finalist, Able Muse Book Award 2021 with Oxblood: Poems (Able Muse Press, 2022).
- Janis Harrington: Finalist, Able Muse Book Award 2020 with How to Cut a Woman in Half: Poems (Able Muse Press, 2022).
- Wendy Videlock: Wise to the West: Poems (Able Muse Press, 2022).

Nicole Caruso Garcia is an American poet and educator. She serves as associate poetry editor at Able Muse and as an executive board member at Poetry by the Sea, an annual poetry conference. Her work appears in journals such as Atticus Review, Crab Orchard Review, DIAGRAM, Measure, Mezzo Cammin, Modern Haiku, ONE ART: a journal of poetry, the Orchards, PANK, Plume, the Raintown Review, Rattle, RHINO, Sonora Review, Spillway, Tupelo Quarterly, and the anthologies Extreme Sonnets and Extreme Formal Poems. Her work has received the Willow Review Award, won a 2021 Best New Poets honor, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net.

Janis Harrington’s first book, Waiting for the Hurricane, won the Lena M. Shull Book Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society. Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies, including: Tar River PoetryJournal of the American Medical AssociationNorth Carolina Literary Review, and Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease. She was the runner-up for the White Pine Press Poetry Prize 2020 and a finalist for the 2021 James Applewhite Poetry Prize and the 2022 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition. After living in Switzerland for many years, she and her husband returned to Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  How to Cut a Woman in Half was a finalist for the 2020 Able Muse Book Award.

Wendy Videlock lives on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies with her husband and their assorted critters. Her work appears in Hudson Review, Oprah Magazine, Poetry, Dark Horse, the New York Times, Best American Poetry, and other venues. Her books are available from Able Muse Press, and her upcoming collection of essays and haibun, The Poetic Imaginarium: A Worthy Difficulty (Lithic Press), will appear in mid-2022.

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About the Host:

- John Philip Drury: Sea Level Rising: Poems; The Teller's Cage: Poems (respectively from Able Muse Press 2015 & forthcoming 2023);

John Philip Drury is the author of three previous books of poetry: The Refugee Camp (Turning Point Books, 2011), Burning the Aspern Papers (Miami University Press, 2003), and The Disappearing Town (Miami University Press, 2000). His poetry book, The Teller's Cage, is forthcoming from Able Muse Press in 2023. He has also written The Poetry Dictionary and Creating Poetry, both published by Writer’s Digest Books. His awards include a Pushcart Prize, two Ohio Arts Council grants, an Ingram Merrill Foundation fellowship, and the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review. He is a Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati.

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