Live from Prairie Lights | Jane Huffman

Mar 26, 2024

07:00 PM

Prairie Lights Books,

15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Jane Huffman

Writers' Workshop graduate Jane Huffman will read from her new book of poetry, Public Abstract, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize selected by Dana Levin. "In Jane Huffman’s poems, I feel the impassioned psychic venturing of Emily Dickinson, the wit of Kay Ryan, the fragmented surreal of Jean Valentine, and the playfulness and bravado of Gertrude Stein. Public Abstract is a striking debut." —Dana Levin

Jane Huffman is a doctoral student in poetry at the University of Denver. She is currently editor-in-chief of Guesthouse, an online literary journal. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry, The Nation, and elsewhere. She was a 2019 recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. She works as a freelance editor and creative consultant for poets, essayists, and fictionists. During her time in Iowa City she worked at Prairie Lights and we are thrilled to celebrate the publication of her award-winning book!

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