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Jeff Mock and Margot Schilpp
Friday, February 12, 7 pm
Ciné, 234 W. Hancock

The Georgia Review and Georgia Poetry Circuit present a Valentine’s weekend reading by poets Jeff Mock and Margot Schilpp. The event is free and open to the public. The authors’ books will be available for purchase courtesy of Avid Bookshop.

Jeff Mock is the author of Ruthless and teaches in the MFA program at Southern Connecticut State University. He received an MFA from the University of Alabama, where he edited Black Warrior Review. Before joining the faculty of SCSU, he served as assistant editor of the Gettysburg Review for seven years. Other titles by Mock include Evening Travelers, a chapbook, and You Can Write Poetry, a guidebook for beginning writers. His poems have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, The Georgia Review, Iowa Review, New England Review, Shenandoah, and elsewhere. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife, Margot Schilpp, and their daughters, Paula and Leah.

Read Mock’s poems here and here.

Margot Schilpp was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1962. She is the author of three volumes of poetry: Civil Twilight, Laws of My Nature, and The World’s Last Night. Her poems have appeared widely in magazines, and she has been awarded residencies at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She earned an MA in creative writing at Southern Illinois University and an MFA at the University of Utah. She currently teaches at Southern Connecticut State University and at Quinnipiac University.

Read Schilpp’s poems here, here, and here.



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