presents featured poet, George Kalamaras




Sunday, November 10, 2013     7 p.m.


Followed by Refreshments, Book Signings and an Open Mic


George Kalamaras is the author of six full-length books of poetry and six poetry chapbooks. Recent titles include, The Mining Camps of the Mouth (New Michigan Press/DIAGRAM chapbook contest, 2012), Kingdom of Throat-Stuck Luck (Elixir Press Poetry Prize, 2011), and Your Own Ox-Head Mask as Proof (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010).

Beyond his many published books, he has published hundreds of poems in national and regional anthologies and magazines, including And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana,  Hopewell Review: New Work by Indiana’s Best Writers, The Best American Poetry, Denver Quarterly, Hambone, The Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, New Letters, North American Review, TriQuarterly, and others. He has also been awarded many prizes for his poetry, including grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (1993) and two Indiana Arts Commission Grants (2011 and 2001). His Indo-U.S. Advanced Research Fellowship allowed him to travel to India for several months in 1994, and he published two books of poetry as a result of those travels.

He lives in Fort Wayne with his wife of 30 years, the writer Mary Ann Cain, with whom he teaches at IPFW, and their adorable beagle, Bootsie.



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Just Northwest and behind the Main Gallery Bldg of the Indianapolis Art Center in the Arts Complex foyer.

Any questions:  Call the Indiana Writers Center 317-255-0710 or Muse coordinator, Richard Pflum: 317-356-2048

Written by Roxanna Santoro — November 05, 2013

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