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Writers Read/Hilltowns – Featured Reader Cheryl J. Fish
October 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Here’s how it works:
We will meet in the Virtual Hilltowns via Zoom on October 4, 2-4 p.m.
Hosted by Jane Roy Brown
Cheryl J. Fish is an environmental justice scholar, poet and fiction writer. She is the author of the new collection, CRATER & TOWER, from Duck Lake Books, poems reflecting on trauma and ecology after the Mount St. Helens Volcanic eruption and the terrorist attack of 9/11/01. She published the chapbook Make It Funny, Make it Last (#171, Belladonna) and her poems have recently appeared in the electronic version of The Poetics-for-the-More-than-Human-World Anthology forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil Press.. Her next book of poems, The Sauna is Full of Maids, will feature poems and photographs from her research and travels in Finland. Cheryl’s short stories have appeared in Iron Horse Literary Review, CheapPopLit, and Liars League NYC. Her debut novel OFF THE YOGA MAT, is forthcoming from Livingston Books in 2022. She has published essays on environmental justice in film, photography, architecture, and literature in books, journals, and blogs. Fish has been Fulbright professor in Finland, writer-in-residence at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and she is professor of English at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and docent lecturer at University of Helsinki.