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Christian Schlegel & Eileen G’Sell

Reading from ryman (Schlegel) and Life After Rugby (G’Sell)

March 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


The reading will be held in-person at High Low.

Join Saint Louis Poetry Center for a reading and celebration of new poetry by two poets who write in dialogue with art, film, and the ekphrastic tradition. Copies of ryman and Life After Rugby will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books. Cash bar.


Patrons are encouraged to wear face masks when attending this reading in-person at High Low. Learn more >>


Christian Schlegel is the author of the poetry collections RYMAN (Ricochet, 2022) and HONEST JAMES (The Song Cave, 2015). He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a doctorate in English from Harvard, teaches English and creative writing at Pierrepont School in Connecticut, and lives in New Haven.

Eileen G’Sell is a poet and critic with recent contributions to Fence, The Baffler, Oversound, The Hopkins ReviewCurrent AffairsHyperallergic, Reverse ShotLARB, and other outlets. Her first full-length volume of poetry, Life After Rugby, was published in 2018 by Gold Wake Press, and in 2019 she was nominated for the national Rabkin Foundation award in arts journalism. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.


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