Series A: Carrie Etter and Andy Gricevich
Carrie Etter is an American poet, originally from Normal, Illinois, who moved to Southern California at the age of 19 and on to London in 2001. She is currently an Associate Lecturer at Bath Spa University. In the UK, her poems have appeared in Metre, Poetry Wales, Poetry Review, Reactions, Thumbscrew, The Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere, while in the US her poems have appeared in Aufgabe, Barrow Street, Columbia, Meridian, The New Republic, Seneca Review, and many other journals. She is also an essayist and a critic. Her reviews of contemporary poetry have appeared in The Liberal, New Welsh Review, Poetry Matters, The Times Literary Supplement, and Verse. Dr. Etter holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine.
Andy Gricevich is a writer, actor, director and musician living in Madison, Wisconsin. He recently ended his seven-year exile in San Diego, where he studied philosophy and poetry and performed contemporary chamber music and theater. As one half of the cabaret/satire duo The Prince Myshkins, he has traveled the country singing wordy, funny, irate songs at large protests and in classrooms, coffeehouses, living rooms and sheds. His poems have been, or will be, published by Spineless Books, Mirage #4/Period(ical), and Unlikely Stories.
Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work.
Recorded Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at Hyde Park Art Center.