Poetry at The Dalí is an ongoing series hosted by St. Petersburg Poet Laureate, Helen Pruitt Wallace. Each event features Wallace joined by selected poets.
About the Poets
Carol Lynne Knight is co-director of Anhinga Press. Since 1992, she has edited and designed more than 150 literary publications for the press. She is the author of two books of poetry, A Fretted Terrain, Like Mars (Apalachee Press, 2020) and Quantum Entanglement (Apalachee Press, 2010). Another, If I Go Missing, is forthcoming from Fernwood Press. Her poetry has appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, The Ledge, Slipstream, Comstock Review, Redactions, So to Speak. Rivet, and others. In other lives, she has worked as an art teacher, potter, videographer, copy writer, and graphic designer. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida.
Mary Jane Ryals is Poet Laureate of the Big Bend of Florida and teaches for Florida State University’s International Programs in the summers in Spain, Great Britain and Italy. She won a Florida Book Award for her novel Cookie and Me as well as the Yellow Jacket Press Chapbook contest for Florida Poets with Music in Arabic. She has published five other books in poetry and fiction along with several chapbooks.
Geoffrey Brock is the author of three volumes of poetry, the editor of The FSG Book of 20th-Century Italian Poetry, and the translator of numerous books of poetry and prose from Italian, most recently Last Dream by Giovanni Pascoli and Allegria by Giuseppe Ungaretti. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Translation at the University of Arkansas.