Bull-Gouging The Matador By Shira Erlichman and Patricia Smith
This chap-book was released for the Poetry Night in Ann Arbor event in 2012. Patricia Smith and Shira Erlichman drew fans from all over, some even coming from out of the city. For more information on these poets check out their bios and their websites as linked below!
Born in Israel, living in Brooklyn, SHIRA is a songwriter, producer, writer & visual artist. She has shared stages with Coco Rosie, Ani Difranco, Mirah, TuNe-YaRdS & Andrea Gibson. A three time Pushcart Prize nominee, her writing has been published in Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, BUST Magazine, Winter Tangerine, Muzzle, Prelude, The Massachusetts Review, Union Station, The Reader, & The Bakery, as well as alongside Patricia Smith in Bull-Gouging the Matador & in the anthology Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls. She received her BA from Hampshire College, a Millay Colony Fellowship, & a James Merrill Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. Her latest album “Subtle Creature” is forthcoming in August 2016.
Patricia Smith is the author of six critically-acknowledged volumes of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, winner of the 2014 Rebekah Bobbitt Prize from the Library of Congress, the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy American Poets and the Phillis Wheatley Award in Poetry; Blood Dazzler (a National Book Award finalist), and Teahouse of the Almighty (a National Poetry Series winner), all from Coffee House Press; Close to Death and Big Towns, Big Talk, both from Zoland Books, and Life According to Motown from Tia Chucha Press. She also edited the crime fiction anthology Staten Island Noir.
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