FREE IN-STORE EVENT: The Hive Live! presents an evening of poetry with Rebecca Foust and Susan Cohen.
Rebecca Foust's new book ONLY was released from Four Way Books in September 2022 and earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Foust is the author of four books including Paradise Drive and three chapbooks including The Unexploded Ordnance Bin. Recognitions include the Pablo Neruda, CP Cavafy, and James Hearst poetry prizes, a Marin Poet Laureateship, and fellowships from Hedgebrook, MacDowell, and Sewanee. New poems are, or will be, appearing in The Common, Hudson Review, Narrative, Ploughshares, and POETRY. Contact Rebecca on her website, @Foust Rebecca on Facebook, or @rebecca.foust.52 on Instagram.
Susan Cohen's third and recent full-length collection, Democracy of Fire, was named finalist for the Washington, Wilder, and Richard Snyder Prizes, and praised by Ellen Bass as a "wise and wonderful" vision of "our interconnectedness." A former science journalist and contributing writer for the Washington Post Magazine, her honors include the Rita Dove Award, Milton Kessler Memorial Poetry Prize, the 2021 Red Wheelbarrow Prize judged by Mark Doty, the Terrain 11th Annual Poetry Prize judged by Arthur Sze, and a special mention in Pushcart Prize XLIII. Her poetry has appeared in 32 Poems, Catamaran, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, and Verse Daily. She has an MFA from Pacific University and lives in Berkeley.