Ft. Lauderdale | March 15, 2015: The Inaugural Salon
Great news for the sun-loving book lover, writer, poet, & literati: Sunday Salon South Florida has arrived! Thanks to the Salon teams in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami (meet our marvelous new team members here: South Florida), the series will feature an exciting lineup of writers and poets at their respective home venues.
Kimberly Burwick is the author of Has No Kinsmen (Red Hen Press, 2006), Horses in the Cathedral, winner of the Robert Dana Prize (Anhinga Press, 2011) and Good Night Brother, winner of the Burnside Review book prize (Burnside Review Press, 2014). She is also the recipient of national poetry awards like the C.P. Cavafy prize (Poetry International, 2011) and the Black Warrior Review Award (2010). She has received four Pushcart Prize nominations, and most recently was published as a prize finalist in the Bellevue Literary Review, Crazyhorse and The Mississippi Review.
Born in Seattle in 1979, Julie Marie Wade is the author of Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Colgate University Press, 2010; Bywater Books, 2014), winner of the Colgate University Press Nonfiction Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Memoir; Without: Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2010), selected for the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Series; Small Fires; Essays (Sarabande Books, 2011), selected for the Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature; Postage Due: Poems & Prose Poems (White Pine Press, 2013), winner of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series; Tremolo: An Essay (Bloom Books, 2013), winner of the Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize; When I Was Straight: Poems (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014); and the forthcoming SIX: Poems (Red Hen Press, 2015), winner of the AROHO/To the Lighthouse Prize. She has received an Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council and a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for feminist literature. A regular book reviewer for The Rumpus and Lambda Literary Review, Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami. She is married to Angie Griffin and lives in Dania Beach.