The Spring 2014 Reading Series, sponsored by The Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, presents Mary Ruefle and Jenny Boully.
MARY RUEFLE's latest book is Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013). Her collection of essays on poetry, Madness, Rack, and Honey, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; her Selected Poems won the 2011 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. In addition to poetry, she has published a book of prose, The Most of It (Wave Books, 2008), and a book of erasure, A Little White Shadow (Wave Books, 2006).
JENNY BOULLY is the author of five books, most recently of the mismatched teacups, of the single-serving spoon: a book of failures (Coconut Books, 2013). Her other books include not merely because of the unknown that was stalking toward them (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2011), The Book of Beginnings and Endings (Sarabande Books, 2007), [one love affair]* (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2006), and The Body: An Essay (Essay Press, 2007).