14 Dec Silo City Reading Series: Natalie Shapero Timelines: 1b: Past Events (Unseen Archive), 2: Silo City Reading Series Archive, Just Buffalo History (2010s)
Natalie Shapero is the author, most recently, of the poetry collection POPULAR LONGING. Her previous collections are HARD CHILD, shortlisted for the International Griffin Poetry Prize, and NO OBJECT, winner of the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award. Natalie’s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. She is Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University, and she has previously worked as a civil rights lawyer and as a literary editor. She lives in Massachusetts.
Janet McNally is the author of Some Girls. She earned an MFA from the University of Notre Dame. She won the 2014 White Pine Press Poetry Prize and was a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow in fiction. She teaches creative writing at Canisius College.
Difficult Night is an indie rock band from Buffalo, New York.
Jaime Schmidt is a mixed media installation artist currently working in Buffalo, New York. Schmidt is currently the Gallery Manager at Manuel Barreto Gallery. She received her BFA with a specialization in Painting from Daemen College in 2015. Jaime completed a curatorial internship at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in 2014, in which she had displayed work in annual faculty exhibition. Her work includes mixed media paintings, sculptures, drawings and large scale installations. Most of her work involves topics referring to phenomenology and visceral material exploration. Her work has been shown around Buffalo and Toronto.