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Sat, Oct 15|
Gallery Series Exhibit and Reading + Q&A with Giselle Simòn and Cory Hutchinson-Reuss
Help us celebrate the launch of Prompt's third Gallery Series chapbook, a collaboration between visual artist Giselle Simòn and poet Cory Hutchinson-Reuss.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Iowa City, 1019 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
About the event
Prompt Press launches its third Gallery Series Chapbook, an ekphrastic collaboration between writer and poet. Come see an exhibition of the work and stay for a brief reading and Q&A with collaborators Cory Hutchinson-Reuss and Giselle Simon. Drinks and snacks will be served.
Giselle Simón (she/her) is the University Conservator and Director of Conservation and Collections Care at the University of Iowa Libraries. Her interest in books, prints and paper began at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she received a BFA in printmaking. She began working in book conservation in 1992, first at Northwestern University and then at the Newberry Library in Chicago. She has taught bookbinding and conservation classes at the Columbia College Chicago Center for the Book and Paper Arts and the University of Chicago's Graham School. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at the University of Iowa Center for the Book and Co-Director of Paper and Book Intensive, a working sabbatical for book and paper artists.
Cory Hutchinson-Reuss (she/her/hers)
Originally from Arkansas, Cory Hutchinson-Reuss received her PhD in English from the University of Iowa, and now lives and writes in Iowa City. Her most recent poems have appeared in Superstition Review, wildness, Glass, The Offing, So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language + Art, The Missouri Review’s Poem of the Week feature, and elsewhere. She has been a Best New Poets nominee and the recipient of the Lynda Hull Memorial Prize for Poetry from Crazyhorse. She volunteers in the Writers Workshop at Oakdale Prison and serves as a Poetry Reader for The Adroit Journal.