Frances Cannon will read from her two recently published books of poetry. Tropicalia, published by Vagabond Press, is a collaboration with Filipino poet Mookie-Katigbak Lacuesta, who visited during last year's International Writing Program. Uranian Fruit, is a collection of Frances's poetry published by Honeybee Press in Vermont.
Frances Cannon is a writer and artist currently pursuing a master’s degree at the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Iowa. She was born in Utah and since then has lived and worked on her art and writing in Oregon, Maine, Montana, Vermont, California, France, Italy, and Guatemala. She is currently working on a graphic memoir, and has work forthcoming in Poetry magazine and The Iowa Review.