Poets Meg Day and Melissa Crowe

Poets Meg Day and Melissa Crowe

Saturday, December 7, 2pm

This afternoon we welcome two poets to Scuppernong.

Meg Day grew up in California’s Bay Area and received a BA from the University of California–San Diego, an MFA from Mills College, and a PhD from the University of Utah, where they were a Steffensen-Cannon Fellow and poetry editor for Quarterly West. They are the author of Last Psalm at Sea Level (Barrow Street, 2014), winner of the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award, a Lambda Literary Award, and finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. The are also co-editor of Laura Hershey: On the Life & Work of an American Master, published in 2019 as a part of The Unsung Masters Series through Pleaides Press. Day has received awards and fellowships from the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, the Lambda Literary Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, Hedgebrook, the International Queer Arts Festival, and others. They teach at Franklin & Marshall College and live in Pennsylvania. 

Melissa Crowe is the author of Dear Terror, Dear Splendor, forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press in early 2019. Her work has appeared Atlanta Review, Crab Orchard Review, Seneca Review, and The Shallow Ends, among other journals. She’s co-editor of Beloit Poetry Journal and coordinator of the MFA program at UNCW. She lives in Wilmington, NC.

Event date: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401