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Oct 1 The Moe Green Poetry Hour with Jan Beatty & Louise Mathias Oct 2 Translated By with Andrew Schelling, translator of Dropping the Bow: Poems from Ancient India.

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      The World Wide Word Radio Network

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      October 1

      9  am Pacific time, 11 am central 12pm eastern
      Join Rafael F. J. Alvarado (aka Moe Green)
      as  he listens to  the poetry of

      Jan Beatty

      Louise Mathias

      October 2

       Translated By

      3pm Pacific time, 5pm central 6pm eastern


      Shaindel Beers

      As She talk about the Process of Translation with

      Andrew Schelling,

       translator of Dropping the Bow: Poems from Ancient

      Jan Beatty is an American poet.

      Beatty’s poetry has appeared in Quarterly West, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, and Court Green, and in anthologies published by Oxford University Press, University of Illinois Press, and University of Iowa Press. [1] Her first book, Mad River, won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize of the University of Pittsburgh Press in 1994.

      Beatty has received writing fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Yaddo. She was awarded the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry from the Tulsa Arts and Humanities Council in 1990,the $15,000 Creative Achievement Award in Literature from the Heinz Foundation, and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry.

      She currently the writing program at Carlow University, where she also directs the Madwomen in the Attic Writing Workshop.[2] She has also taught creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

      Along with Ellen Wadey, Beatty hosts and produces Prosody, a weekly radio program featuring the work of national writers.

      Some of Beatty's poetry, considered sexually explicit, led to problems with a scheduled reading at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in April 2008. [3]

      Born in 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she received her B.A. from the West Virginia University and her M.F.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. Beatty currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband, musician Don Hollowood.[4]

      g consLouise Mathias grew up in England and Los Angeles, and currently splits her time between Long Beach, California and South Bend, Indiana. She is the author of Lark Apprentice, which was chosen by Brenda Hillman for the New Issues Prize, and published by New Issues Press in 2004.

      Her poems have been published in journals such as Prairie Schooner, Epoch, Boulevard, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly and The Journal. Poems from her new manuscript-in-progress The Traps, appear or are forthcoming in Triquarterly, Massachusetts Review, Pool, The Laurel Review, Diagram, Many Mountains Moving and Perihelion. She was educated at the University of Southern California, and works as a fundraisin
       Andrew Schelling, born January 14, 1953 in Washington D.C., grew up in New England's Transcendentalist country. He moved west to Northern California in 1973. There he explored wilderness regions of the Coast Range and Sierra Nevadas and studied Sanskrit and Asian literature at U.C. Berkeley. An ecologist, naturalist, and explorer of wilderness areas, he has travelled extensively in North America, Europe, India, and the Himalayas. In 1990 he relocated to Colorado to join the faculty at Naropa University where he teaches poetry, Sanskrit, and wilderness writing. Poet, amateur naturalist, mountaineer, and translator of India's classical poetry, he lives in Boulder, along the front range of the Southern Rocky Mountains.

      In 1992, Schelling received the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets for Dropping the Bow: Poems of Ancient India (1991). His volumes of translation also include For Love of the Dark One: Songs of Mirabai (1993, revised edition 1998) and The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems of Old India (City Light Books, 1998). His collections of essays and poems include Wild Form, Savage Grammar: Poetry, Ecology, Asia (2003), Tea Shack Interior: New & Selected Poetry (2001), The Road to Ocosingo (1998), Old Growth: Poems and Notebooks 1986-1994 (1995), The India Book: Essays & Translations from Indian Asia (1993), and Moon Is a Piece of Tea (1993). Schelling has also received two grants for translation from the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry.

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