Unamuno Author Series event 28 will see Desperate Literature hosting these two wonderful poets: Lisa DeSiro (Nixes Mate Review) + Richard Scott (Faber & Faber Books).
It's going to be intimate and riotous all at once. Can't wait.
€3 Entry: Event + Booze + Pamphlet of Poems
Lisa DeSiro is the author of Labor (Nixes Mate, 2018) and Grief Dreams (White Knuckle Press, 2017). Her work is featured in Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse (Lost Horse Press, 2017) and Thirty Days: The Best of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project’s First Year (Tupelo Press, 2015), as well as in many journals. Her poems have also been set to music by several composers, and can be heard on the albums Currents and Living in Light. Lisa lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. She is the Production & Editorial Assistant for C.P.E. Bach: The Complete Works, and she is an assistant editor for Indolent Books. In her previous career she was a professional pianist. Read more about her at thepoetpianist.com.
Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His poems have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies including Poetry Review, Poetry London, Swimmers, The Poetry of Sex (Penguin) and Butt Magazine. He has been a winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, a Jerwood/Arvon Poetry Mentee and a member of the Aldeburgh 8. His pamphlet Wound, published by Rialto, won the Michael Marks Poetry Award 2016.