May 11 2024


7:00 pm


$Give What You Can

Poetry Reading: Rachel Galvin & Angela Voras-Hills *HYBRID*

Poetry Reading featuring Rachel Galvin, author of Uterotopia (Persea Books, 2023), and Angela Voras-Hills, author of Louder Birds (Pleiades, 2020).

In person at Woodland Pattern and livestreaming on Crowdcast


Rachel Galvin's newest book of poems, Uterotopia, is just out from Persea Books in 2023. Galvin is the author of Elevated Threat Level, a finalist for the National Poetry Series, and Pulleys & Locomotion. She is the translator of Raymond Queneau’s Hitting the Streets, winner of the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize, and co-translator of Oliverio Girondo’s Decals: Complete Early Poetry, a finalist for the National Translation Award. Her current translation project is supported by a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her work appears in journals and anthologies including Best American Experimental Writing 2020, Best American Poetry 2020, Bennington Review, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Fence, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, McSweeney’s, The Nation, the New Yorker, and Ploughshares, Plume, and Poetry. She is a co-founder of Outranspo, a creative translation collective (, and teaches at the University of Chicago.

Angela Voras-Hills' first book, Louder Birds (Pleiades, 2020), was awarded the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Sun, Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, Best New Poets, and American Poetry Review, among other journals and anthologies. She has received support from The Sustainable Arts Foundation, Key West Literary Seminar, and Writers' Room of Boston. She lives with her family in Milwaukee, where she is a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin.


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