Sema 7 w/ Abigail Chabitnoy + Lyd Havens
Friday, December 6, at 7pm at Neckar Coffee
Abigail Chabitnoy earned her MFA in poetry at Colorado State University and was a 2016 Peripheral Poets fellow. Her poems have appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Boston Review, Tin House, Gulf Coast, LitHub, and Red Ink, among others. She is a Koniag descendant and member of the Tangirnaq Native Village in Kodiak, Alaska, grew up in Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Colorado. Her debut poetry collection, How to Dress a Fish, was recently released from Wesleyan University Press.
Lyd Havens is a nationally touring poet and performer originally from Tucson, Arizona and currently living in Boise, Idaho. Their work has previously been published in Cosmonauts Avenue, Glass: a Journal of Poetry, and Tinderbox Poetry Journal, among others. The winner of the 2018 Ellipsis Poetry prize, they are the author of the chapbook I Gave Birth to All the Ghosts Here (Nostrovia! Press, 2018) and an undergraduate at Boise State University studying Creative Writing and History. They were born on their due date, and have been intensely punctual to everything since.