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Poetry & Conversation: Steven Leyva, Rebekah Remington, & John A. Nieves

Poetry & Conversation: Steven Leyva, Rebekah Remington, & John A. Nieves

Steven Leyva was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Houston, Texas. His poems have appeared in The Fiddleback, The Light Ekphrastic, Cobalt Review, and Little Patuxent Review. He is a Cave Canem fellow, the winner of the 2012 Cobalt Review Poetry Prize, editor of the Little Patuxent Review, and author of the chapbook Low Parish. Steven holds an M.F.A. from the University of Baltimore, where he teaches in the undergraduate writing program.

Rebekah Remington’s poetry has appeared in AGNI online, Blackbird, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Missouri Review, Ninth Letter, Rattle, Smartish Pace, and elsewhere. Her chapbook Asphalt (CityLit 2013) was selected by Marie Howe for the Clarinda Harriss Poetry Award. She is the recipient of a Rubys Artist Project Grant from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, as well as three Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards in poetry. She currently teaches creative writing at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

John A. Nieves has poems forthcoming or recently published in journals such as: Southern Review, Poetry Northwest, and the minnesota review. He won the 2011 Indiana Review Poetry Contest and his first book, Curio (2014), won the Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award Judge’s Prize. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Salisbury University. He received his M.A. from University of South Florida and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri.

Read “In Creole” by Steven Leyva.
Read “Little Seismic” by Rebekah Remington.
Read “Labwork” by John A. Nieves.

 

Recorded On: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Playing Time: 1:28:58

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