Live Oak Reading with Taneum Bambrick and Graham Barnhart
Our next Live Oak event is on November 18 at 6:30pm in Moudy N 141! Authors Taneum Bambrick and Graham Barnhart will be reading from their own works and answering Q&A from the audience.
Taneum Bambrick is the author of VANTAGE, which was selected by Sharon Olds for the 2019 American Poetry Review/Honickman first book award (Copper Canyon Press). Her chapbook, Reservoir, was selected by Ocean Vuong for the 2017 Yemassee Chapbook Prize. She is the winner of an Academy of American Poets University Prize, an Environmental Writing Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Arts Center, and the 2018 BOOTH Nonfiction Contest. Her poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, PENAmerica, Narrative, West Branch,and elsewhere. She has received scholarships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.
Graham Barnhart is the author of “The War Makes Everyone Lonely.” A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, and US Army veteran, he has been awarded a 2019 Pushcart Prize, the Blackwell Prize from The University of Western Georgia, The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans from the Iowa Review, and the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize from the Beloit Poetry Journal. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in creative writing at The University of North Texas.