AHP Events in Pittsburgh This Weekend

May 11, 2023

This Friday, May 12, 2023, at 6 PM join Autumn House Press & Bottom Feeder Books to celebrate the Pittsburgh release of Given by Liza Katz Duncan


Liza Katz Duncan is the author of Given (Autumn House Press, 2023), which won the Autumn House Press Rising Writer Prize, selected by Donika Kelly. Her poems have appeared in AGNIAbout PlacePoem-a-DayPoetry NorthwestNational Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She has received support for her work from Poets & Writers, the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference, and the Tucson Festival of Books. 

Catherine Gammon is the author of the novel The Martyrs, The Lovers, and a new collection, The Gunman and the Carnival, forthcoming from Baobab Press in 2024. Catherine’s previous novels are China Blue, Sorrow, and Isabel Out of the Rain. Her fiction has received support from the NEA, NYFA, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, among others, and has appeared in literary magazines for many years. 

Ben Gwin is the author of the novel, Clean Time: The True Story of Ronald Reagan Middleton (Burrow Press), and the forthcoming nonfiction book, Team Building: A Memoir about Family and the Fight for Workers’ Rights (Belt, 2023). He is the editor of the nonfiction anthology The Pittsburgh Neighborhood Guidebook (Belt). His writing has appeared in Coal Hill ReviewThe Normal SchoolGulf Stream, and others.

On Saturday, May 13, 2023, join us at the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books to hear AHP poets S. Brook Corfman, Natalie Homer, Patrica Jabbeh Wesley, and Liza Katz Duncan

S. Brook Corfman, author of Luxury, Blue Lace: Reading from 3:15-3:30 PM

Natalie Homer, author of Under the Broom Tree: Reading from 3:30-3:45 PM

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, author of Praise Song for My Children: Reading from 3:45-4:00

Liza Katz Duncan, author of Given: Reading from 4:30-4:45

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