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First Wednesday Features Heather Dobbins & Barbara Fant

The First Wednesday Readers Series will feature poets Barbara Fant of Columbus and Heather Dobbins of Arkansas Wednesday, June 2, at 7:00 PM EST on Zoom and Facebook Live. Jana Russ will co-host, and the featured readers will be followed by an open mic.

Register for the Zoom room here.

Heather Dobbins is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. She is the author of two poetry collections, In the Low Houses (2014) and River Mouth (2017), both from Kelsay Press. Her poems and poetry reviews have been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Pinch, The Rumpus, TriQuarterly Review, and Women’s Studies Quarterly, among others.

Barbara Fant has represented Columbus in 9 National Poetry Slams and placed 8th out of 96 poets in the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam. Her first poetry collection was published by Penmanship Books NYC in 2010. Her newest collection will be released by Sundress Publications in Fall 2021.



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