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Visiting Author – Erin Belieu – Poetry

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us on Wednesday, April 10th at 5:30 to welcome poet and author Erin Belieu! She will be reading from her works of poetry titled Come-Hither Honeycomb and Slant Six. We’ll see you there!

About the Author:

Erin Belieu’s poetry collection, Come-Hither Honeycomb, was published in February 2021.

Belieu‘s other poetry collections are Infanta, winner of the National Poetry Series, and chosen one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post, National Book Critics Circle, and Library Journal; One Above & One Below, winner of the Midland Author’s and Ohioana Poetry Prizes; Black Box, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Slant Six, which received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, and was named by the New York Times’s book critic’s one of their 10 Favorite Books of 2014. All of Belieu’s poetry collections are published by Copper Canyon Press.

Belieu has received admiring reviews for her poetry throughout her writing career. Book critic Dwight Garner in the New York Times says “Belieu is a poet who can’t abide pretension,” and “She’s a comedian of the human spirit, in league with poets from Frank O’Hara, to Deborah Garrison, to Tony Hoagland.”

Belieu’s poetry has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, Poetry, Atlantic Monthly, Slate, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, the Academy of American Poets Poem a Day, and the American Poetry Review. Her poems have been selected for multiple appearances in the Best American Poetry anthology series. Her prizes include the Rona Jaffe Foundation fellowship, and she was recently honored with the Barnes and Noble “Writers For Writers Award, recognizing Belieu’s long career of literary activism, as well as AWP’s George Garrett Prize, honoring her “outstanding literary citizenship” in service to the national writing community. Belieu also founded the resistance network, Writers Resist, the organization that, in January 2016, hosted more than 100 simultaneous events in different cities worldwide to promote the tenets of democracy, diversity, and freedom of speech.

Stop by or call the shop today to get your copy of Erin’s books!


April 10
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Francie & Finch Bookshop
130 S. 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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