Poet Taije Silverman at New Dominion

silvermanHomegrown poet Taije Silverman reads from her new book Houses Are Fields at the New Dominion Bookshop on Friday, October 30 at 5:30pm. Silverman, who grew up in Charlottesville, has published poems in Poetry, Shenandoah, Ploughshares, and other journals. Houses chronicles her family's struggle to deal with the death of her mother, Karen Shea Silverman, who died in 2004.

Silverman, who holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Maryland, was a Creative Writing Fellow at Emory University, and now lives and teaches in Philadelphia.