Reading: Eleni Sikelianos, Sasha Steensen, and Tran Hang My, Friday, October 20, 2023, 7pm

Join us on Friday, October 20, 2023, at 7pm at Counterpath (7935 East 14th Ave. in Denver) for a reading by Eleni Sikelianos, Tran Hang My, and Sasha Steensen. Free and open to the public.

Eleni Sikelianos’s most recent book is Your Kingdom, tracing animal inheritances in the human body.  She is the author of ten books of poetry and two hybrid works which employ a range of forms and fields, often the sciences, as a means to explore ways of knowing. She has collaborated widely with other artists, including composer Philip Glass and filmmaker Ed Bowes. Her poems and nonfiction have been translated into over a dozen languages, and she has taught poetry in public schools, homeless shelters, and prisons.  She currently teaches at Brown University. (Photo credit Elizabeth Duffy. )

Tran Hang My was born in Hanoi. Their writing can be found in AGNI, Fairy Tale Review, Black Warrior Review and elsewhere. They received the Chautauqua Janus Prize in 2019. They are currently a prose editor for Denver Quarterly, and a PhD student at DU..

Sasha Steensen (she/hers) is the author of six books of poems: House of Deer, The Method, and A Magic Book, all from Fence Books; Gatherest (Ahsahta Press);  Everything Awake (Shearsman Press); and Well (Parlor Press, forthcoming 2024).  Recent essays have appeared in Tupelo QuarterlyInterim, and Essay Press. Steensen teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Colorado State University, where she was named the 2023 Stern Distinguished Professor. She is a poetry editor for Colorado Review and an editor for the Test Site Poetry Series.  Living in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband and two daughters, she tends a garden, a flock of chickens, two standard poodles, and a very fierce barn cat.