Tony Luebbermann & Karen Brennan
Our Featured Readers, Nov 20, 2022, 7pm, at Tim Fuller Studio, 135 S. 6th Ave. (rear)
After an undergraduate degree from Columbia University, Tony received a MA in Anthropology at the University of Arizona, and worked for local government. In 2010 he completed an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Finishing Line Press published his chapbook, A Short Anatomy of Doorknobs, in 2015. His second chapbook, Three Doors, One Room, has just been published, also by Finishing Line Press. He has poems published in Cutthroat, EOAGH, Santa Fe Literary Journal, Raven’s Perch, New York Quarterly, Sacred Waters, an anthology, and a broadside from Clamshell Press.
He volunteers at the University of Arizona Poetry Center as a docent conducting tours of the Center, assisting staff, and hosting visiting poets. He currently serves on the Poetry Center’s Development Council and has served on the Chax Press board, the Tucson Poetry Festival board.
He and his spouse Susan are committed Tucson desert rats although they admit as each spring passes, the summers get longer and hotter.
Karen Brennan is the author of 8 books, most recently, Television, a Memoir (2022), a hybrid collection of micro-prose and flash pieces. Her poetry, fiction and nonfiction has been included in anthologies from Penguin, Norton, Greywolf, University of Michigan Press, Georgia Press, and Spuyten Duyvil, among others. A recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship and an AWP Award, she is Professor Emerita of English and Creative Writing from The University of Utah.