Date(s) - August 22, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 22 @ 7PM (ET) ~ PSNH Presents via Zoom
Investigating History through Poetry: Tyler Mills on City Scattered
Tyler Mills will speak about and read from her latest chapbook City Scattered (Tupelo Press 2022) to explore how she engaged with research, crafted personae, and navigated the ethics of investigating history through a poetic medium.
This Zoom event is free and open to the public, but we request that you RSVP for this conversation with Tyler: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf-2gqTIvG9GXSARZvp3idMl3uCwUbuIK
Tyler Mills (she/her) is the author of City Scattered (winner of the Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo Press 2022), Hawk Parable (winner of the Akron Poetry Prize, University of Akron Press 2019), Tongue Lyre (winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, Southern Illinois University Press 2013), and co-author with Kendra DeColo of Low Budget Movie (winner of the Diode Editions Chapbook Prize 2021 and the New England Poetry Club’s 2021 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize). She is also the author of a forthcoming memoir, The Bomb Cloud.
A poet, essayist, and educator, her poems have appeared widely including in The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New Republic, The Believer, and Poetry; won magazine awards from Gulf Coast, the Crab Orchard Review, and Third Coast; and been featured in the Academy of American Poets “Poem-a-Day” digital series. Her manuscript-in-progress, The Bomb Cloud, was awarded a Café Royal Cultural Foundation NYC Literature Award. Work from this book won the Copper Nickel Editor’s Prize in Prose and has also appeared in AGNI, Brevity, Bennington Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Her visual work has been shown in the Piano Roll Project, Bates Mill Complex and published in Poetry and Tupelo Quarterly. She has also been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, and her work has appeared in a number of anthologies internationally and nationally, most recently in the forthcoming Poems from Pandemia published by the Munster Literature Centre in Cork, Ireland, as well as the Golden Shovel Anthology.
Read more about Tyler and subscribe to her monthly poetry prompt: https://tylermills.com/