Why There Are Words – NYC: March Reading
New York, NY (March 2018) Join us at the NYC branch of the renowned national literary reading series Why There Are Words on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Bowery Poetry Club for readings by the acclaimed authors below. Doors open at 5:45 pm; readings begin at 6:00 sharp. $10.00 at the door or $8 in advance. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the Why There Are Words website, whytherearewords.com or follow the Facebook page for the WTAW-NYC series. Tickets available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717249
Zeeva Bukai’s stories are forthcoming in Image Journal and McSweeny’s Quarterly Concern and have appeared in Flash Fiction Magazine, WomenArts Quarterly Journal, Calyx, Lilith, The Jewish Quarterly and elsewhere. Her story, “The Abandoning,” featured in december magazine, won the Curt Johnson Prize and was nominated for a pushcart prize. Her stories have also received honorable mention in Glimmer Train..
Jessica Cuello is the author of Pricking, Hunt, and the chapbooks My Father’s Bargain, By Fire, and Curie. She has been awarded The Washington Prize, The New Letters Poetry Prize, a Saltonstall Fellowship, and The Decker Award from Hollins University for outstanding teaching. Pricking was recently nominated for the Central NY Book Award. Visit jessicacuello.wordpress.com.
Susan Kolodny’s poems have appeared in New England Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and other journals and anthologies and been featured on Poetry Daily and American Life in Poetry. Her collections are After the Firestorm and Preserve. She is also the author of The Captive Muse: On Creativity and Its Inhibition.
Scott Nadelson is the author of four story collections, a memoir, and a novel. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, AGNI, Harvard Review, New England Review, The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, and Glimmer Train, and has been listed as notable in both Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays. He has been awarded the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and an Oregon Book Award. Visit www.scottnadelson.com.
Andrew Mangan’s fiction has appeared in ZYZZYVA and Washington Square Review. He is a 2017 Emerging Writer Fellow at the Center for Fiction. Visit andrewmangan.com.
J. C. Todd’s books are FUBAR, What Space This Body, and two chapbooks. Poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly Review, the Beloit Poetry Journal, Canary, Thrush, and Valparaiso Review. A Pew Fellow in the Arts and winner of the Rita Dove Poetry Prize, she has received fellowships and awards from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the New Jersey Arts Council, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the UCross, Ragdale and Leeway foundations.
Why There Are Words – NYC is a new branch of the award-winning national reading series founded by Peg Alford Pursell, www.pegalfordpursell.com. The series is also affiliated with the independent press, WTAW Press, www.wtawpress.org. WTAW-NYC is curated by poet and NYU Professor Michael Collins, notthatmichaelcollins.com. The Bowery Poetry Club is located at 308 Bowery just north of Houston. Phone: (212) 614-0505. For more information contact Michael Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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