Séamus Isaac Fey in conversation with Carmen Maria Machado

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 7:00pm

Poet Séamus Fey about their new poetry collection decompose, published by Not a Cult Media. He will be joined in conversation by Carmen Maria Machado. decompose explores pruning our past to make room for future growth; the expanse we are offered through the crush of heartbreak, discovering family beyond our original home, finding new meaning in our own name - S. Fey picks these timeless themes like roses from a flourishing garden to compose a thorny and succulent bouquet of living, loss, and rebirth throughout the rejuvenating pages of their debut poetry collection.

Séamus Isaac Fey (he/they) is a Trans writer living in LA. Currently, they are the poetry editor at Hooligan Magazine, and co creative director at Rock Pocket Productions. Their debut poetry collection, decompose, is forthcoming with Not a Cult Media. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Poet Lore, The Offing, Sonora Review, and others. They love to beat their friends at Mario Party. Find them online @sfeycreates.

Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the bestselling memoir In the Dream House and the award-winning short story collection Her Body and Other Parties. She has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of prizes, including the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, and the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize. She is a Visiting Associate Professor of fiction for the Writers’ Workshop.

 

Event address: 
Prairie Lights Books
15 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Decompose By S. Fey Cover Image
By S. Fey
$18.95
ISBN: 9781945649479
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Not a Cult - April 2nd, 2024

Our life contains several lives as well as several deaths; we attempt to understand these little rebirths through poetry. decompose explores pruning our past to make room for future growth; the expanse we are offered through the crush of heartbreak, discovering family beyond our original home, finding new meaning in our own name - S.