Grant Jenkins and Cheryl Pallant

Grant Matthew Jenkins and Cheryl Pallant read for the Everett Series on Wednesday, February 17th 2010 at Ellison Hall on the OU Campus.

Jenkins is an Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at the University of Tulsa, where teaches contemporary literature and creative writing.  He has published two books of poetry, Joy of God and Other Series (Blackbird, 2003) and the most recent in collaboration with Cheryl Pallant, Morphs (Cracked Slab, 2009).  Recent poems appear in Bird Dog, Cannibal, Syntax, and Big Bridge.  Other creative projects include work with digital flash poetry, image, and sound and can be found online at Turbulence.orgToxicPoetry.com, and YouTube.

CHERYL PALLANT is a writer and dancer with three poetry books, three chapbooks, and a book on dance.  Her highly acclaimed books include Uncommon Grammar Cloth, Into Stillness, and Contact Improvisation. Her recently released work is the poetry collection Morphs, collaboratively written with Tulsan Grant Jenkins. Although Pallant calls Richmond, VA home, this year she holds the Lubell Visiting Assistant Professorship and teaches creative writing in the English Department at the University of Tulsa.  Visit her website for more information.