The Hudson Valley Writers Center hosts an evening with John James (The Milk Hours), Diane Mehta, and Daniel Poppick.
John James is the author of The Milk Hours, selected by Henri Cole for the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. His poems, essays, and interviews appear in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, BOMB, Lit Hub, PEN Poetry Series, Best American Poetry 2017, and elsewhere. He lives in California, where he is pursuing a PhD in English and Critical Theory at UC Berkeley.
Diane Mehta’s collection Forest with Castanets was published by Four Way Books in 2019. She has been an editor at PEN America’s Glossolalia, Guernica, and A Public Space. She is managing editor at Library Journal and School Library Journal.
Daniel Poppick is the author of Fear of Description (Penguin, 2019), selected for the National Poetry Series, and The Police (Omnidawn, 2017). He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He currently lives in Brooklyn, where he works as a copywriter and coedits the Catenary Press.