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SWWIM: Suzanne Frischkorn & Susannah Simpson

Add to Calendar 2023-03-15 19:30:00 2023-03-15 19:30:00 SWWIM: Suzanne Frischkorn & Susannah Simpson Library The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
7:30PM TO 8:30PM
SWWIM Poetry Reading hosted by Caridad Moro and Jen Karetnick

Event Details

7:30PM to 8:30PM

Poet, Suzanne Frischkorn is the author of Lit Windowpane, Girl on a Bridge, and five chapbooks. She is the recipient of the Aldrich Poetry Award for her chapbook Spring Tide, an Emerging Writers Fellowship from the Writer's Center for her book Lit Windowpane, and a Connecticut Individual Artist Fellowship.

Poet, Susannah W. Simpson is the author of four collections of verse, It Could Be You, Alchemy, Breaking the Tenth Commandment and Songs from the Hindu Kush. Her poem "Alaskan Spring" won Honorable Mention in the National WordArt Competition. She has had poems published or forthcoming in 13th Moon, The Wisconsin Review, WatchWord, Fox Cry Review, Descant, Carquinez Poetry Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Nimrod, Oregon East, Pennsylvania English, Poet Lore, Phantasmagoria, Salamander and Xavier Review.

SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami) was co-founded by Jen Karetnick and Catherine Esposito Prescott. SWWIM publishes, promotes, and celebrates women writers, trans and cis women, nonbinary, intersex, and other gender-expansive communities, with a year-round reading series held at The Betsy-South Beach in Miami Beach, FL and the online poetry journal SWWIM Every Day. Poems first published in SWWIM Every Day have been included in Best American Poetry and the Best American Poetry blog, Best of the Net, The Orison Anthology,, Poetry Daily, The Slowdown, Substack Reads, The Writer’s Almanac, and Women's Voices for Change, among other anthologies, podcasts, and columns, and have garnered Pushcart nominations from contributing editors.

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