7 Sunday / September 7, 2014

First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic, presented by the Writers Guild at Bloominbton

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Boxcar Books, 408 E. 6th Street

First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic
presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington

Featuring: Tia Clark, Lisa Kwong, and Trevor Mackesey

Tia Clark is a third year MFA candidate at Indiana University. She is originally from Westchester County, NY, and received a BA in Sociology from Rutgers University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as American Short Fiction, Five Chapters, Epiphany, and Fourteen Hills. She is at work on a novel and a collection of stories, one of which she will be reading.

Lisa Kwong currently teaches at Indiana University and coordinates the Fountain Square Poetry Series. She recently earned her MFA in Poetry at IU. Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in Best New Poets 2014, Naugatuck River Review, Banango Street, Appalachian Heritage, Pluck!: The Affrilachian Journal of Arts & Culture, and other journals. Although poetry is her primary genre, she occasionally ventures into writing prose. Her selections for this event will include a personal essay and a fairytale that began as a poem.

Trevor Mackesey is the Associate Director of the Indiana University Writers’ Conference and a former Fiction Editor of the Indiana Review. He is the recipient of a Writers in the World Fellowship and his work has been nominated for an AWP Intro Award and has appeared in [PANK]. His interests include dogs, donuts, and space.

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Cost: Free

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