Anne de Marcken at Split Rock Books (Cold Spring, NY)

Mar, 09 2024 | 7:00 PM

Anne de Marcken at Split Rock Books (Cold Spring, NY)

Split Rock Books

Address: 97 Main St
City: Cold Spring
State: NY

Anne de Marcken is a writer and interdisciplinary artist. Winner of The Novel Prize, her debut novel, It Lasts Forever and Then It’s Over, will be published by New Directions (US), Fitzcarraldo Editions (UK) and Giramondo (AU) in March of 2024. She is also author of the lyric novella, The Accident: An Account (Spuyten Duyvil, 2020), and her writing has been featured in Best New American VoicesPloughsharesNarrative, EntropyGlimmer TrainSouthern Indiana Review, on NPR’s Selected Shorts and elsewhere. She is an Artist Trust Fellow (2017) and recipient of the Howard Frank Mosher Prize for Short Fiction, the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Prize, the Mary C. Mohr Short Fiction Award and the Ploughshares Emerging Writer Award, in addition to numerous jury and audience prizes for her feature film Group (2002). Recent site-specific works include Invisible Ink: Reparations (2017), Invisible Ink: Homeless (2018) and The Redaction Project (2016). Her work across disciplines has garnered grant and fellowship support from the Millay Colony, Jentel Foundation, Centrum, Artist Trust and the Hafer Family Foundation. Anne lives with her spouse, fellow artist M Freeman, on the unceded land of the Coast Salish people in Olympia, WA, where she runs the innovative small press The 3rd Thing.

Summer J. Hart is an interdisciplinary artist from Maine, living in the Hudson Valley, New York. Her written and visual artworks are influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, and forgotten territories reclaimed by nature. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection, BOOMHOUSE (The 3rd Thing, 2023) and the microchapbook, Augury of Ash (Post Ghost Press, 2018). Her poetry can be found in Waxwing, The Massachusetts Review, Northern New England Review, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2022 MacDowell Fellowship. Her mixed-media installations have been featured in shows and galleries including SPRING/BREAK, NYC; Pen + Brush, NYC; Gitana Rosa Gallery at Paterson Art Factory, Paterson, NJ; and LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA. Summer is a member of the Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation.