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Poetry at The Dali is an ongoing series hosted by St. Petersburg Poet Laureate, Helen Wallace. Occurring on the second Thursday of each month through May 2018, each evening will feature Wallace joined by selected poets to present poems addressing the theme of “Cages and Liberation.” Following the presentation, there will be an audience Q&A.
Cost: Free (Parking is free for members, as available; $10 parking for non-members; free after 5pm on Thursdays, as available.)
Location: Will Raymund Theater
Helen Pruitt Wallace
Helen Pruitt Wallace serves as Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg. She received a Florida Book Award for Shimming the Glass House, her first collection of poems, which was chosen for the 2007 Richard Snyder Prize, and published by Ashland Poetry Press. A chapbook, Pink Streets, was published in 2016 by Yellow Jacket. Wallace’s individual poems have appeared in several journals and anthologies, and she served as co-editor of the anthology Isle of Flowers published by Anhinga Press. She’s received a McKay Shaw Academy of American Poets Award, The dA Center for the Arts Poetry Award, a residency fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. After earning her Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from Florida State University, Wallace was a professor of poetry and nonfiction at Eckerd College. She currently serves as a trustee for the Dali Museum where she helps host the Dali Poetry Series.
Lola Haskins’ most recent of 13 poetry collections is How Small, Confronting Morning, plein air poems set in inland Florida (Jacar, 2016). She was recently named Honorary Chancellor of the Florida State Poets Association. Among her other honors are the Iowa Poetry Prize, two NEAs, two Florida Book Awards, four Florida state arts fellowships, and the Emily Dickinson prize from the Poetry Society of America. Her poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, The Christian Science Monitor, The London Review of Books, Beloit Poetry Journal, Georgia Review, Southern Review and elsewhere. It has also been included in Billy Collins’ 180 project and featured by Ted Kooser, Garrison Keillor, Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. In addition, her poetry and commentaries have been broadcast, sometimes with music, on BBC and on NPR.For more information, please visit her at www.lolahaskins.com.
Steve Kistulentz directs the Saint Leo Master of Arts in Creative Writing Program and serves as an Associate Professor of English. He is the author of the forthcoming novel Panorama, to be published by Little, Brown & Co. in March 2018, as well as two collections of poetry, Little Black Daydream (2012), an editor’s choice selection in the University of Akron Press Series in Poetry, and The Luckless Age (2010), selected from over 700 manuscripts as the winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award. His short stories have appeared in many journals, including Narrative Magazine, Quarter After Eight, Crab Orchard Review, and in a special issue of Mississippi Review focused on emerging writers, selected by guest editor Rick Moody. His narrative nonfiction—mostly on the subject of popular culture—has appeared widely in journals.
He earned a BA in English from the College of William and Mary, an MA from the Johns Hopkins University, an MFA from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and a PhD from the Florida State University.