Poetry Reading with Beverly Bie Brahic, Armen Davoudian, and Katie Peterson
Feldman's Books hosts its first public event on October 22, 7pm in their new location at 1075 Curtis Street. Poets Beverley Bie Brahic, Armen Davoudian, and Katie Peterson read from published and new work. Books and chapbooks will be on sale, and refreshments will be served.
Beverley Bie Brahic is the author of four collections of poetry, including the 2012 Forward Prize finalist White Sheets. She has translated works by Charles Baudelaire, Yves Bonnefoy and Hélène Cixous. Francis Ponge: Unfinished Ode to Mud was a 2009 Popescu Prize finalist; Guillaume Apollinaire: The Little Auto won the 2012 Scott Moncrieff Prize for translation.
Armen Davoudian is the author of Swan Song, which won the 2020 Frost Place Chapbook Competition. His poems and his translations from Persian appear in AGNI, The Sewanee Review, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. He grew up in Isfahan, Iran and lives in California, where he is a PhD candidate in English at Stanford University.
Katie Peterson is the author of five books, including Life in a Field (2021) and A Piece of Good News (2019). Her collaborations with visual artist Young Suh are currently on display at the Datz Museum in Gwangju, South Korea. She has received fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute. She directs the MFA program in Creative Writing at UC Davis where she is Professor of English and Chancellor's Fellow.