Readings in the Gallery-Sara London and Joan Aleshire
June 13, 2012
Sara London is the author of The Tyranny of Milk (Four Way Books, NY). She teaches creative writing and literature at Mount Holyoke College, and has previously taught at Amherst and Smith colleges. Her poems have appeared in such venues as The Iowa Review, Poetry East and The Hudson Review. She is also the author of two children's books. Born in San Francisco, she grew up in California and in Burlington, Vermont, and attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has worked as an editor in New York and as a journalist on Cape Cod. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Joan Aleshire was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Harvard/Radcliffe and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Goddard College in 1980. She has taught in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College since 1983, and has published four previous books of poems: Cloud Train (Texas Tech Press, AWP Awards Series, 1982), This Far (Quarterly Review of Literature, 1987), The Yellow Transparents (Four Way Books, 1997), and Litany of Thanks (Four Way Books, 2003). She lives in Shrewsbury, Vermont.