Christopher Shipman & Maura Way


Christopher Shipman & Maura Way

Saturday, October 13, 7pm

We're having two poets this evening. Join us to see Christopher Shipman and Maura Way.

Christopher Shipman is author or co-author of ten books. Keats is Not the Problem, co-authored with Brett Evans, and The Movie My Murderer Makes Season II, are his most recent collections. Shipman’s work appears in journals such as Cimarron Review, PANK, Plume, Salt Hill, So and So, Spork Press, and TENDERLOIN, among many others. His poem, "The Three-Year Crossing," was a winner of the 2015 Motionpoems Big Bridges prize, judged by Alice Quinn. A Ship on the Line (2015), co-authored with Vincent Cellucci, was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. Shipman lives in Greensboro where he teaches literature at New Garden Friends School and dances to the Boss with his four-year-old daughter on his shoulders.

Maura Way was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Her poems have been featured in numerous magazines and journals including VerseBeloit Poetry JournalDrunken BoatDIAGRAM, and The Chattahoochee Review. She has been a teacher for over twenty years, most recently at Summit School and New Garden Friends. Maura lives in a yellow brick house in Greensboro, North Carolina, with her husband Mark.

Event date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401