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Sheila-Na-Gig Presents: A Poetry Reading by Millicent Borges Accardi & Friends — April 3, 2022

Sheila-Na-Gig online invites you to a virtual poetry reading by Millicent Borges Accardi on Sunday, April 3, 5:00pm (Pacific Time). Millicent will read from her new collection inspired by contemporary Portugese writings: Through a Grainy Landscape by New Meridian Arts. She will be joined by a sampling of poets from Sheila-Na-Gig online Volume 6.2, Winter 2021.

Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American writer, is the author of four poetry collections, Only More So (Salmon, Ireland, 2016), Injuring Eternity (Mischievous Muse, 2010), Through a Grainy Landscape (New Meridian Arts 2021) and Quarantine Highway (FlowerSong Press 2022). Among her awards are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fulbright, CantoMundo, the California Arts Council, Foundation for Contemporary Arts (Covid grant). Yaddo, Fundação Luso-Americana (Portugal), and the Barbara Deming Foundation, “Money for Women.” She founded the popular Kale Soup for the Soul reading series (Portuguese-American writers presenting work about family, food and culture) and has written over 50 interviews with Luso writers, artists, and musicians. She lives in Southern California, in the hippie enclave of Topanga canyon.

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About Grimmgirl

I co-founded the small press poetry magazine Sheila-Na-Gig in California in 1990. I ran the press for 10 years, producing 14 print copies of the journal. I now hold a Ph.D. in 20th Century American Literature from Ohio University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington. I am currently an Associate Professor of English at Ohio University Southern, where I teach courses in composition, American literature, and creative writing. My poetry, creative nonfiction, and critical essays have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Brock Review, Proteus, Rattle, Spillway, and the critical anthologies, The Body in Medical Culture; On the Literary Nonfiction of Nancy Mairs; and Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror.

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