Friday, April 23, 7:00 pm - Poets CHRISTOPHER CITRO & SHIRA DENTZ

Collage of two photos: (Left Side) Poet Christopher Citro sitting outside. (Right Side) Sepia tone image of poet Shira Dentz sitting indoors.

Christopher Citro is the author of If We Had a Lemon We’d Throw It and Call That the Sun (Elixir Press, 2021), winner of the 2019 Antivenom Poetry Award, and The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books, 2015). His poetry appears in American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, the 2018 Pushcart Prize Anthology, West Branch, Gulf Coast, Best New Poets, and Alaska Quarterly Review. He teaches creative writing at SUNY Oswego and lives in sunny Syracuse, New York.

Shira Dentz is the author of five books including SISYPHUSINA (PANK, 2020), and two chapbooks. Her writing appears in many venues including Poetry, American Poetry Review, Cincinnati Review, Iowa Review, Gulf Coast, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day Series (, and NPR. Interviews with her about her writing appear in journals such as Rain Taxi, Ploughshares, and Kenyon Review. She’s a recipient of awards including an Academy of American Poets’ Prize, Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem Award, and Poetry Society of America’s Cecil Hemley Memorial Award. Currently, she is Special Features Editor at Tarpaulin Sky and lives in New York.

This event is online and is free and open to the public. Register here. All event times are Eastern Standard. Zoom lobbies for all events will open at 6:50pm the day of the event.

Locations: Arts Branch