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To the Reader: Twilight

To the Reader: Twilight

Chase Twichell, Poet • Felipe Galindo, Artist

About the Poet

Chase Twichell is the author of numerous books of poetry including "Horses Where the Answers Should Have Been: New and Selected Poems" (Copper Canyon, 2010), "Dog Language" (2005), "The Snow Watcher" (1998), "The Ghost of Eden" (1995), "Perdido" (1991), "The Odds" (1986), and "Northern Spy" (1981). She has received awards from the Artists Foundation (Boston), the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has taught at Princeton University, Goddard College, Warren Wilson College, the University of Alabama, and Hampshire College. She lives in Keene, New York, with her husband, the novelist Russell Banks.

About the Artist

Felipe Galindo (aka Feggo) creates humorous art in a variety of media, including cartoons, illustrations, animations, fine art and public art. BFA in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His drawings appear in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Mad, Narrative, International Herald Tribune, NACLA, INXART and numerous European publications. Recent awards and grants include: Porto Cartoon, Portugal; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; United Nations Correspondents Association; NYFA- Jordan Winery; Knokke-Heist Humorfest, Belgium.

His cartoon collection "No Man Is a Desert Island" (J. Pinto Books) was released in the summer of 2012 alongside  an exhibit of his cartoons in watercolor at Mark Miller Gallery, NYC. He is the author of the "Manhatitlan: Mexican and American Cultures Intertwined," an ongoing project that includes a book, works on paper exhibitions and animations, was on display at the City University of New York in the spring of 2013. He created "Magic Realism in Kingsbridge," a public artwork for the 231 St subway station in New York, commissioned by MTA Arts & Design.

"George Washington Returns to Gotham" is his most recent exhibition at The Interchurch Center Galleries, New York. He is currently working on the project "Frida Kahlo New York," a whimsical take on that artist’s visit to the city.

"To the Reader: Twilight" read by the Poet