Elizabeth J. Coleman, Andrea L. Fry and Estha Weiner

Join poets Elizabeth J. Coleman, Andrea Fry, and Estha Weiner for an evening's exploration of the emotional geography of poetry. 

Elizabeth J. Coleman’s poetry collections include The Fifth Generation (Spuyten Duyvil  Press, 2016) and Proof (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014) (a finalist for the University of Wisconsin Press’ Brittingham and Pollak prizes). She is also the author of two chapbooks, Let My Ears Be Open (Finishing Line Press, 2013) and The Saint of Lost Things (Word Temple Press, 2009). In addition, she is co-author of Pythagoras in Love/Pythagore, Amoureux (Elizabeth’s translation into French of poet Lee Slonimsky’s, collection of sonnets (Folded Word Press, 2015) (bilingual edition). Elizabeth’s poems appear in The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry (2013), Poetry in Medicine Anthology (Persea Books, 2014) and Know Me Here, An Anthology of Poetry by Women (Word Temple Press, 2017).

Andrea L. Fry was born in Dallas, raised mainly in New York City and the Catskill Mountains, and educated at Union College and Columbia University. She recently published her first collection of poems, The Bottle Diggers (Turning Point Press, 5/2017). She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by J Journal for her poem “Murder.” Her poems have appeared insuch journals as Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrow StreetCimarron ReviewStanford Literary ReviewSt. Petersburg Review, The Comstock Review, and in the anthology, Still Against War, Poems for Marie Ponsot. Andrea is also a nurse practitioner at NYU Langone Medical Center. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two formerly feral felines.

Estha Weiner's newest poetry collection, at the last minute, is forthcoming in Spring, 2018 (Salmon Poetry). She is also author of  In the Weather of the World (Salmon Poetry); Transfiguration Begins at Home (Tiger Bark Press);  The Mistress Manuscript (Asheville Book Works); and co-editor of/contributor to Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews (University of Akron Press) . Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including The New Republic and Barrow Street. Winner of a Paterson Prize, she is founding director of Sarah Lawrence NY Alumni/ae Writers Nights, and Advisory Committee member of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley Writers Center.