Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
- Categories: Literary
- Event posted: Oct. 26, 2011
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, 7 p.m.
- The Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St., Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
BIG TENT: Stories and Poems in Three Acts Thursday, October 27 7 PM @ The Raven Jonathan Mayhew Jonathan Stalling Cheryl Pallant
Jonathan Mayhew is a poet and literary critic. His most recent book is, “Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch.” He has taught in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at the University of Kansas since 1996.
Jonathan Stalling is an Assistant Professor of English Literature at the University of Oklahoma specializing in American and Transpacific Poetry and Poetics. Stalling is the author of Poetics of Emptiness (Fordham, 2010) and a co-editor of The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry, A Critical Edition (Fordham, 2008). He is the author of two books of poetry, Grotto Heaven (Chax, 2010) and Yíngēlìshī (Counterpath, 2011). A translator, Stalling has published translations of works by Shi Zhi and Bei Dao, and Li Yu and is the translator of a collection of poetry entitled, Winter Sun: The Poetry of Shi Zhi 1966-2007 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2011). His opera, Yíngēlìshī debuted on the campus of Yunnan University in 2010 which can be watched at his webpage: http://jonathanstalling.com
Cheryl Pallant is a writer and dancer with three poetry books, three chapbooks, and a book on dance. Her highly acclaimed books include the poetry collection Morphs, collaboratively written with Grant Jenkins, UncommonGrammar Cloth, Into Stillness, and Contact Improvisation. Pallant lives in Richmond, VA, has taught at University of Tulsa, University of Richmond and Keimyung University in S. Korea and leads her workshop, Writing From the Body, around the U.S. and in Europe.