A Shot of Poetry with Danelle LeJeune & Anya Silver

Posted on August 31, 2017 by


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Join Seersucker Live at The Book Lady Bookstore Sept. 22, 2017 from 7-8:30 p.m. in celebrating the publication of Danelle LeJeune’s first collection of poetry, Landlocked: Etymology of Whale Fish and Grace (Finishing Line Press, 2017) with a poetry Double Header!

Danelle LeJeune is a beekeeper in Southern Georgia, a mother, a teacher and a professional photographer. Lejeune’s art photography has appeared online at Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment and in the Portland Review. Her writing has been published in Fifth Wednesday Review, Red Paint Hill, and Red River Review, Nottingham Review, Whale Road Review, MothersAlwaysWrite, Glass Poetry Review, and in Red Rose Review.

Anya Silver is the author of three books of poetry, The Ninety-Third Name of God (2010), I Watched You Disappear (2014), and From Nothing (2016), all published by the Louisiana State University Press. Her fourth book, Second Bloom, is forthcoming in September 2017 as part of the Poiema Series of poetry by Cascade Press.

Silver’s work has been published in many literary magazines, including Image, The Harvard Review, The Georgia Review, Five Points, Crazyhorse, New Ohio Review, Witness, The Christian Century, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, Shenandoah, and many others. Her work is included in Best American Poetry 2016. Her poems have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac, in Ted Kooser’s syndicated column, American Life in Poetry, as an Academy of American Poets’ poem of the day, and on Poetry Daily.

This event is free. Donations to benefit the ongoing literary programs of Seersucker Live, a 5013c nonprofit organization, will be accepted.