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A Reading with Megan Levad, Carl Adamshick & Claire Skinner

  • Tucson Hop Shop 3230 North Dodge Boulevard Tucson, AZ, 85716 United States (map)

Join us for a reading at the Tucson Hop Shop!


Selected as Tavern Books’ 2014 Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series poet, Megan Levad is the author of Why We Live in the Dark Ages (Tavern Books, 2015) and What Have I to Say to You (Tavern Books, 2017). A summer 2017 MacDowell Fellow, her poems have appeared in Poem-a-Day, Tin House, Granta, Fence, and the Everyman’s Library anthology Killer Verse, among other publications. Megan also writes song lyrics; her first opera, Kept, with Kristin Kuster, premiered in May 2017.

Carl Adamshick is the author of four books of poetry: Curses and Wishes, Saint Friend, Receipt, and Birches. He has taught at Catlin Gabel and the American International School in Vienna, as well as being a writer in-residence at the William Stafford Archive at Lewis and Clark College. He is an editor at Tavern Books, a non profit press dedicated to poetry and the preservation of books.

Tucson poet Claire Skinner’s poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Muzzle, and The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide (University of Arizona Press, 2016), among other places. She received her MFA from the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan, where she was a Zell Postgraduate Fellow in poetry from 2013 to 2014. 

Readings! Book signings! Free and open to the public!

Earlier Event: September 9
Adrian C. Louis's Birthday
Later Event: October 13
Killing Floor Book Launch