RR: Red Hen Press

March 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Red Hen Press is proud to present Joe Jimenez, Dolores Hayden, and heidi andrea restrepo rhodes at the famed KGB Bar Red Room for a night of unforgettable poetry. 

Joe Jiménez is the author of the poetry collection The Possibilities of Mud and Bloodline, a young adult novel.  Jiménez is the recipient of the 2016 Letras Latinas/ Red Hen Press Poetry Prize.  His poems have appeared on the PBS NewsHour and Lambda Literary sites.  Jiménez was recently awarded a Lucas Artists Literary Artists Fellowship from 2017 to 2020. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, and is a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop.  For more information, visit joejimenez.net.

DOLORES HAYDEN, award-winning poet and historian of American landscapes, engages the lives of daredevil pilots—women and men from the earliest years of aviation—in Exuberance, her third poetry collection. Hayden’s poems have appeared in Poetry, the Common, Ecotone, Raritan, Shenandoah, the Yale Review, Southwest Review, Best American Poetry, and Poetry Daily. Author of American Yard (2004) and Nymph, Dun, and Spinner (2010), she’s received awards from the Poetry Society of America and the New England Poetry Club, and residencies in poetry from Djerassi, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Noepe. Professor of Architecture and American Studies Emerita at Yale University, Hayden has also been a Guggenheim fellow and won an American Library Association Notable Book Award for nonfiction.

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes is a queer, sick/disabled, mixed-race, second-generation Colombian immigrant, poet, artist, scholar, & activist. Her first full-length collection “The Inheritance of Haunting” was chosen by Ada Limón for the 2018 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize awarded by Letras Latinas, & will be published by University of Notre Dame Press in 2019. Her poetry has been published in As/Us, Pank, Raspa, Word Riot, Feminist Studies, Huizache, & Nat.Brut among other places. Currently a doctoral candidate in political theory at the Graduate Center, CUNY, she was raised in Southern California, and lives in Brooklyn. IG: @vessels.we.are

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