Sep 25, 2019, 7:00 pm
Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front Region
VenueSalt Lake City Public Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City , UT 84111-2804
The City Art Reading Series is pleased to host poets Mario Chard and Danielle Susi at the Special Collections room of the Salt Lake City Public Library at 7pm!
Mario Chard was born in northern Utah. The son of an Argentine immigrant mother and an American father, he was educated at Weber State University (BA) and Purdue University (MFA). From 2011-2013, he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. He is the author of Land of Fire (Tupelo Press, 2018), selected by Robert Pinsky for the 2016 Dorset Prize, named a 2018 Notable Debut by Poets & Writers Magazine, and chosen as the winner of the 2019 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry.
His poems and essays have appeared in the The New Yorker, Poetry, Boston Review, and elsewhere, and have been honored with various awards, including the “Discovery” Poetry Prize. He teaches in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and sons.
Danielle Susi is the author of the chapbook The Month in Which We Are Born (dancing girl press, 2015). Her writing has appeared in Knee-Jerk Magazine, Hobart, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Her full-length manuscript A River Always Ends at a Mouth, has been selected as a semi-finalist for both the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize at Persea Books and the Hudson Prize at Black Lawrence Press. She received her MFA in writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently lives and works in Salt Lake City, Utah. Find her at daniellesusi.com.
This event is made possible through the support of City Art Reading Series and Utah Humanities.