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September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Dana De Greff


September 15, 2018
7:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Alterations is the winner of the 2018 Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series, published by Seven Kitchens Press and in honor of the vision of poet and teacher Rane Arroyo. These poems are set in Patagonia, Chile, “a last wild place” where the author spent 14 months living and teaching English in a national park-in-progress; likewise, the writings are ruminations on progress, falling in and out of love with people and myths, andquite literallyfalling in general. Much like Lorca’s Romancero Gitano, these poems focus on a region and people that hold much mystery and lore, the fine line between freedom and isolation, and the quest to find oneself where one does not belong.

About the Author:

Dana De Greff’s poems, fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in PANK, Origins Journal, Philadelphia Stories, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Gulf Stream Magazine, The Boston Review, The Miami Herald, and The Miami Rail. A recent graduate of the University of Miami’s Creative Writing MFA, she lives in Miami where she serves as the Founder and Director of PageSlayers, and the Director of Creative Writing at MAC in Homestead. She is at work on her first novel, The Odyssey Hotel, which is set in both Miami and Nicaragua.