This Just In: Brad Richard’s MOTION STUDIES

Brad Richard released a new collection of poems recently, Motion Studies, from which he will read at Octavia Books Thursday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. The collection won the 2010 Washington Prize from The Word Works. Richard will also read as part of the Tulane-Loyola-UNO-sponsored 1718 reading series on May 3 at the Columns Hotel. Check back to Room 220 soon to read an excerpt from his essay “A Poetics of Disaster: Katrina and Poetry, Poetry After Katrina,” originally published in the New Orleans Review.