Christine Casson and Daniel Tobin

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.

cassonChristine Casson is the author of After the First World (2008) and is currently she is writing a book of non-fiction that explores the relationship between trauma and memory, as well as a study of poetic sequence. Most recently her poetry has appeared in DoubleTake, Agenda (England), Stand (England), The Dalhousie Review, Natural Bridge, Slant, South Dakota Review, and Alabama Literary Review, and in the anthologies Fashioned Pleasures (2005), Never Before (Four Way Books, 2005), and Conversation Pieces (Everyman's Library, 2007). She is Scholar / Writer in Residence at Emerson College in Boston.

tobinDaniel Tobin is the author of four books of poems, Second Things (2008), The Narrows (2005), Double Life (2004) and Where the World is Made (1999). Among his awards are the "The Discovery/The Nation Award," The Robert Penn Warren Award, the Greensboro Review Prize, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. His poems have appeared nationally and internationally in many journals including The Nation, The New Republic, The Harvard Review, Poetry, and The Times Literary Supplement (England), as well as in several anthologies. His has written critical studies, a book about the art and craft of poetry and numerous critical essays. He is Chair of the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston.