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Willkommen Goodbye: Poetry by Tod Edgerton & Bronwen Tate

A reading Featuring visiting poet Michael Tod Edgerton and SF poet Bronwen Tate, who, sadly will be leaving the Bay area to join the Faculty of Marlboro College. Come say hello and adieu! Bios below.

Michael Tod Edgerton is the author of Vitreous Hide (Lavender Ink 2013). His poems have appeared previously as the winner of the Boston Review and Five Fingers Review contests, and in Coconut, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, EOAGH, New American Writing, New Orleans Review, Sonora Review, and Word For/Word, among other journals. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, a PhD in English from the University of Georgia, and currently teaches creative writing and literature as an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Central Oklahoma. His most recent manuscript of poetry is “Yet Sensate Light.” You can check out Tod’s ongoing participatory text and sound project, What Most Vividly, at

Bronwen Tate is the author of six chapbooks, including Vesper Vigil (above/ground 2016), if a thermometer (dancing girl press 2011) and Like the Native Tongue the Vanquished (Cannibal Books 2008). She received an MFA in Literary Arts (Poetry) from Brown University in 2006 and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Stanford University in 2014. She has taught courses on literature, aesthetics, creative writing, and composition at Brown University, Borough of Manhattan Community College, and Stanford University, where she is currently a lecturer and fellow in the Thinking Matters Program. Her poems have appeared in LIT, How2, Octopus, Denver Quarterly, Typo, and elsewhere. In the fall, she will join the faculty of Marlboro College as an Assistant Professor of Writing.