This event has been canceled due to a delay in the release date of How To Feel Confident with Your Special Talents. We will reschedule for later in the summer or early fall.
How To Feel Confident With Your Special Talents
is a collection of poems written by Carol Guess, together with Daniela Olszewska, based on entries on the wikiHow website. Each poem takes its title from a wikiHow page, such as "How to Ride an Icelandic Horse" and "How to Do the Cha Cha." Carol Guess is also the author of Doll Studies: Forensics
, a series of prose poems based on The Nutshell Studies Of Unexplained Death, crime scene dioramas photographed by Corinne Botz. Carol Guess adds sound to the stillness of these bloodstained rooms. Carol Guess is the author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, including Darling Endangered
. She is Professor of English at Western Washington University, and keeps a blog at www.carolguess.blogspot.com
Carol Guess and Kelly Magee have together written an essay for the anthology, Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction. This powerful and diverse collection of short fiction explores the ways in which we live among, and often conflict with, our non-human counterparts.
Kelly Magee's first collection of stories, Body Language, won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Short Fiction, and her second collection, With Animal, co-written with Carol Guess, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in May 2015.