• What: Allison Hedge Coke and Trinie Dalton reading
  • When: Thursday May 11, 2017
  • What time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: Café Anna at Vermont College of Fine Arts

Drinks and snacks for sale at Café Anna.

Trinie and AllisonAllison Adelle Hedge Coke’s books include (poetry) Dog Road Woman, Off-Season City Pipe, Blood Run, Streaming, and Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer (memoir). She has published in five genres, has edited several magazines, book series, and anthologies, including: Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas, Effigies and Effigies II, has taught for numerous institutions, and most recently served as a Distinguished Writer at the University of Hawai’i, Mānoa. She directs the Literary Sandhill Crane Retreat, performs with the band Rd Klā, and is currently directing an environmental documentary film, “Red Dust: Native resiliency in the dirty thirties.” Hedge Coke came of age working fields, factories, and waters, and serves as an alternative field mentor. Awards for her work include an American Book Award, a KingChavezParks Award, a Paterson Prize, a Sioux Falls Mayor’s Award, and fellowships or residencies with MacDowell, Black Earth Institute, Hawthornden Castle, Weymouth Center, Center for the Great Plains, and Lannan at Marfa.

Trinie Dalton has authored, edited, and/or curated six books and is at work on an illustrated poetry manuscript and a volume of selected essays and lectures. She has Creative Writing degrees in Poetry (BA) and in Fiction (MFA). Wide Eyed (Akashic) and Baby Geisha (Two Dollar Radio) are story collections. Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is (McSweeney’s), co-edited with Lisa Wagner and Eli Horowitz, is an art book for which she transformed her archive of confiscated high school notes into a collaboration between fifty artists. Mythtym (Picturebox) is an art/fiction anthology based on mythological monsters and horror films. A Unicorn Is Born (Abrams) is a children’s fairytale, and Sweet Tomb (Madras Press) is an adult fairy tale novella.