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Verse + Vino
November 25, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pmFree and open to the public, cash bar available
Poetry and wine sound like a fine time? Lean into a Fat Boy cushion in Gallery 3 and indulge your senses as 21c Bentonville presents: Verse and Vino. Enjoy an evening curated by Fayetteville-based poetimpresario, Matthew Henriksen and wine selections by The Hive’s own Ian Tabor. Programming will include two 20-minute poetry readings by Adam Clay and Rodney Geffrey Davis with time for wine and conversation after each.
This event is free and open to the public. A cash bar (with 4 wines available as a flight or by the glass) will be available.
About the poets
Adam Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (Milkweed Editions, 2012) and The Wash (Parlor Press, 2006). A third book of poems, Stranger, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Kentucky.
Geffrey Davis holds an MFA (2012) from Penn State University. His debut collection, Revising the Storm, received the 2013 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize and will be published by BOA Editions in April 2014. His awards also include fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation, the Dogwood First Prize in Poetry, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, and the Leonard Steinberg Memorial/Academy of American Poets Prize. He has poems published or forthcoming in a variety of journals, among them Crazyhorse, The Greensboro Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Mississippi Review, Nimrod, [PANK], and Sycamore Review. He considers the South Puget Sound “home”—though he’s been raised by much more of the Pacific Northwest and now by central Pennsylvania as well. He currently lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with his wife and son.