Saturday, 03/31/12: Ada Limón, Adam Clay, and Michael Robins

On Saturday, March 31, please join us at 7 pm to hear Ada Limón, Michael Robins, and Adam Clay read for this semester’s last installment of The Clean Part. Free and open to the public, drop by Drift Station Gallery, located at 1746 N Street in downtown Lincoln (corner of 18th St), to hear some wonderful poetry and win some prizes in our free raffle!


Ada Limón grew up in Glen Ellen and Sonoma, California. A graduate of New York University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harvard Review, and Poetry Daily. She is the author of three books of poetry, Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006), This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007), and Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010). She is currently at work on a novel, a book of essays, and a new collection of poems.

Michael Robins is the author of Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011), the chapbook Circus (Flying Guillotine Press, 2009), and The Next Settlement (UNT Press, 2007), which received the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary, The Antioch Review, Colorado Review, The Laurel Review, Mid-American Review and elsewhere. His short essays and book reviews have appeared in journals such as MAKE, Poets for Living Waters, Redactions, and in the anthology The Field Guide to Prose Poetry (Rose Metal Press, 2010). Born in Portland, Oregon, Robins holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He lives in Chicago.

Adam Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (Milkweed Editions, 2012) and The Wash (Parlor Press, 2006). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Kentucky. adamclay.org

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