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Oranges or Clementines? Clarity and Specificity in Poetry

Presented by Richard Leis, whose literary poems have been published in various journals, including Impossible Archetype, The Laurel Review, Manzano Mountain Review, and the Adult Children anthology from Wising Up Press. His speculative and horror poetry has been published in or is forthcoming from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Star*Line, and Eye to the Telescope. He has been recognized for his work with multiple nominations for the Pushcart Prize and as a finalist in the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards in both 2018 and 2021. Learn more at 

Daily Breath: Some Practices for Seeking  

Presented by TC Tolbert (he/him/hey grrrl),  a trans and genderqueer monkey-goat who lives in Tucson, AZ where s/he is the current Poet Laureate. Publications include Gephyromania (Ahsahta Press, 2014/Nightboat Books, 2022) and five chapbooks including The Quiet Practices, winner of the 2023 Chad Walsh Chapbook Prize at Beloit Poetry Journal. TC is co-editor (along with Trace Peterson) of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books 2013). 

Vibrant Voices: Using Persona Writing in Poetry