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Poetry at The Dalí

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May 11, 2023 @ 6:00pm 7:00pm

Poetry at The Dalí is an ongoing series hosted by former poet laureate of St. Petersburg, Helen Pruitt Wallace on the second Thursday of each month. This month features guest host Sheree L. Greer, who will be joined by selected poets. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A with the poets. You can view past poetry performances on the Museum’s YouTube channel, here.

Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater

Sheree L. Greer (Host) is a writer living in Tampa, Florida. She is the author of two novels, Let the Lover Be and A Return to Arms, and a short story collection, Once and Future Lovers. Her work has been published in LezTalk Anthology, VerySmartBrothas, Autostraddle, The Windy City Times, and the Windy City Queer Anthology: Dispatches from the Third Coast. Sheree is a VONA/VOICES alum, Astraea grantee, as well as a Yaddo and Ragdale Fellow. Her essay, “Bars” published in Fourth Genre Magazine, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and notably named in Best American Essays 2019.

Collin Callahan was born in Illinois. His first collection of poetry, Thunderbird Inn (winner of the 2021 Minds on Fire Open Prize and recipient of the poetry category Silver Medal in the 2022 Florida Book Awards), is now available from Conduit Books & Ephemera. His poems have appeared in Granta, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of the 2021 Bat City Review Editors’ Prize in poetry.

Collin holds an MFA from the University of Arkansas and a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University, where he currently teaches. You can find his work at collincallahanwrites.com.

Kate Sweeney is the author of Better Accidents (Yellow Jacket Press) and Worrisome Creatures (Madville Publishing), gold medal winner of the 2022 Florida Book Award in poetry. Her work has appeared in many literary magazines, such as Best New Poets 2009, Hayden’s Ferry, Meridian, Tampa Review, and Poet Lore, among others. You can learn more about her at: www.katesweeney.org.