October 15: Poets John F. Buckley and S.Marie Clay

Wednesday, October 15
6:30 PM @ Parkview

We’re excited to have visiting Ann Arbor poet John F. Buckley and local poet S.Marie Clay with us for an evening of poetry, fellowship, and–of course–refreshments. Join us to celebrate the release of John’s new book, Yankee Broadcast Network, co-authored by Martin Ott, and S.Marie’s new collection Strange Couple from the Land of Dot and Line.

BuckleyJohn F. Buckley is a recent graduate of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan and has been writing poetry since March 2009, when his attempt at writing a self-help book went somewhat awry. After a twenty-year stint on and near the West Coast, he now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife. His publications include various poems, two chapbooks, the collection Sky Sandwiches, and with Martin Ott, Poets’ Guide to America and Yankee Broadcast Network. His website is http://johnfrancisbuckley.wordpress.com.

S.MarieS.Marie Clay earned her MFA from Columbia, Chicago and is currently a PhD student at Western Michigan University where she teaches creative writing and serves as the editor-in-chief of Black Tongue Review. She is the author of Strange Couple from the Land of Dot and Line (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2014) and her work has been featured in Columbia Poetry Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Phoebe, Eleven Eleven, Drunken Boat, Apercus Quarterly, Best of Kore Press, H_NGM_N, Forklift Ohio, Ghost Town Literary Magazine and others.

Signed Collections by Stuart Dybek


Stuart Dybek's new short story collections Ecstatic Cahoots and Paper Lantern received glowing reviews in the New York Times this summer. He read at WMU's Little Theatre recently--if you missed it, we have signed copies of Ecstatic Cahoots and Paper … [Continue reading]