The Poetry Center and Jewish History Museum are proud to present a series of readings by Jewish authors writing within the broadest spectrum of genre and subject matter today. These writers interrogate fairy tales, gender and motherhood, environmental art, and sports, in order to explore what it means to be human.


Samuel Ace’s books include Normal SexHome in three days. Don’t wash., and, most recently, Stealth, with Maureen Seaton. He is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant, two-time finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in Poetry, winner of the Astraea Lesbian Writer’s Fund Prize in Poetry, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, the Firecracker Alternative Book Award in poetry. Most recently his work can be found in Versal, Rhino, Volt, Aufgabe, Mandorla, Eleven Eleven, The Volta, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. He is a director for POG: Poetry in Action, a poetry collective and reading series in Tucson.