Writers Series to Host Poet J. Michael Martinez
St. Lawrence University’s annual Writers Series will continue its 2019-20 season with author J. Michael Martinez at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Sykes Common Room. The event is free and open to the public.
Longlisted for the National Book Award, winner of the National Poetry Series, winner of the Five Fingers Review Poetry Prize, and a recipient of the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, J. Michael Martinez is the author of three collections of poetry: Heredities, In the Garden of the Bridehouse, and Museum of the Americas. He is the Poetry Editor of NOEMI Press and his writings have been anthologized in Ahsahta Press’s The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral, Rescue Press’s The New Census: 40 American Poets, and Counterpath Press’s Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing. Martinez is currently a visiting assistant professor of poetry at St. Lawrence University.
The Writer Series is sponsored by St. Lawrence University’s Department of English and directed by Professor Natalia Singer. For more information, please contact the English department at 315-229-5125.