Join us as we welcome poet Casey Rocheteau, winner of the first Write a House residency, and Valerie Wetlaufer, winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry, as they read from their recently-released poetry collections. Casey Rocheteau has attended the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Cave Canem, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Sicily. She is an artist in residence at InsideOut Literary Arts in Detroit and an editor at The Offing. Valerie Wetlaufer (Mysterious Acts by My People ) is a teacher, editor, and poet. She holds a BA in French and an MA in teaching from Bennington College, an MFA in poetry from the Florida State University, and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Utah, where she was a vice presidential fellow. She lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.