Sara Wintz was born in Los Angeles and studied literature and writing at Mills College, Oxford University, and Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard. Her first book, Walking Across A Field We Are Focused On At This Time Now (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012) is an epic poem about the 20th century that explores the foundations of facts, time, and social identity. Wintz is the editor of two anthologies of poetry and a contributing editor to Ugly Duckling Presse’s annual performance art sourcebook, Emergency Index. The recipient of a grant from The Fund for Poetry (2013), Wintz is at work on a second book of poems and a book of interviews with contemporary women poets called Conversations with Women.
Jackqueline Frost is the author of The Antidote (Compline Editions) as well as a number of chapbooks: The Soft Appeal (Nous-Zot Press), You Have the Eyes of a Martyr (O’Clock Press), and most recently, Young Americans (Solar Luxuriance in the US, and Defector in the UK). Her writing has appeared in venues such as Rethinking Marxism, BOMB Magazine, Lana Turner, FanZine, Pez Espiral, and LIES: a journal of materialist feminism. Jack is a PhD student in French Studies at Cornell University where she works on anti-colonial poetics and the philosophy of history.
The reading will take place on Friday, March 25 at 7pm