SLC x NYC = 4 Poets + 4 Books: Raphael Dagold, Joseph Fasano, Kenneth Hart, Sara Eliza Johnson

November 28, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Joseph Fasano’s most recent collection of poems is Inheritance (Cider Press, 2014).  He is the author of Fugue for Other Hands, winner of the 2011 Cider Press Review Book Award, and Vincent, a book-length poem forthcoming in July, 2015.  His recent poems have appeared in The Yale Review, The Southern Review, Boston Review, The Times Literary Supplement, Tin House, Passages North, FIELD, and other publications.  Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, he won the 2008 RATTLE Poetry Prize, and he has been a finalist for the Missouri Review Editors’ Prize, the Autumn House Press Book Award, and the Kinereth Gensler Award from Alice James Books.  He teaches at Manhattanville College and in the graduate and undergraduate writing programs of Columbia University.

Raphael Dagold’s first book, Bastard Heart, was published by Silverfish Review Press in February, 2014. His poems, fables, and photographs have appeared in Indiana Review, Frank, Northwest Review, Quarterly West, and other publications; a fable is included in Persea Books’ Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories. He has taught writing and literature at the University of Utah, Lewis and Clark College, Mt. Hood Community College, and other institutions, and has won fellowships and awards from the Ucross Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, Oregon Literary Arts, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, and other organizations. He is currently a PhD candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Utah. Visit for more information.

Sara Eliza Johnson’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Ninth Letter, New England Review, Best New Poets 2009, Crab Orchard Review, Pleiades, Meridian, TriQuarterly Online, Southern Indiana Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, a Winter Fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and an Academy of American Poets Prize from the University of Utah, where she is Ph.D student in the Literature & Creative Writing program. Her first book, Bone Map, was selected for the 2013 National Poetry Series.

Kenneth Hart’s book Uh Oh Time won the Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Kenneth’s poems have been published in such journals as Mississippi Review, North American Review, and Barrow Street, and he has won numerous poetry prizes. He teaches at NYU and for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. See for more information.