Dzanc Books is proud to announce the release of My Beautiful Hook-Nosed Beauty Queen Strut Wave, the debut full-length poetry collection from longtime Ann Arbor educator Jeff Kass. In addition to being an English teacher at Pioneer High School and the Literary Arts Director at The Neutral Zone, Kass is the author of the short story collection Knuckleheads, which won Independent Publishers Gold Medal for Best Short Fiction Collection of 2011.National Book Award Finalist Tim Seibles says of Kass’ poetry collection, “these are the poems of many men who grew up in this country bursting at the seams with boyness, who did the best they could to grow into useful men – fathers, teachers, plumbers. Line by line, this book unfolds like a well made movie.”
The book will be released at a debut reading on Thursday, October 23rd, at 8pm at The Neutral Zone. The event is free and open to the public and will also include performances by spectacular Ann Arbor youth poets. Light refreshments will be served.
Event: Book release of My Beautiful Hook-Nosed Beauty Queen Strut Wave, debut poetry collection from Jeff Kass.
When: Thursday, October 23, 8pm.
Where: The Neutral Zone. 310 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor MI 48104
Admission: Free and open to the public
For more info: Contact Jeff Kass @ 734-223-7443 or firstname.lastname@example.org