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Healy was nominated for What the Right Hand Knows, his first book of poems. He’s an active figure in the New York arts scene (he opened one of the first art galleries in Chelsea) and served as a member of President Clinton’s White House Council on AIDS. The disease into his elegant work.
Calvocoressi was nominated for Apocalyptic Swing, her second collection of poems. She writes about small towns, the people who inhabit them, and the violence and sex that goes on behind closed doors.
HEALY AND CALVOCORESSI READ AT 7 P.M. AT THE ARTS CLUB OF WASHINGTON, 2017 I ST. NW. FREE. (202) 331-7282.