March 26th, 2015 @ 8:30 PM
Spring is not the only thing abloomin’ this month at Poison Pen. Come see a beautiful bouquet of writer-flowers shine shine shine. Water yourself with some whiskey and while these writers sprout stories right before your eyes.
BRIAN BOULDREY is the author, most recently, of The Peasants and the Mariners (GemmaMedia, 2013). He has written three nonfiction books; Honorable Bandit: A Walk Across Corsica (University of Wisconsin Press, September 2007), Monster: Adventures in American Machismo (Council Oak Books), and The Autobiography Box (Chronicle Books); three novels, The Genius of Desire (Ballantine), Love, the Magician (Harrington Park), and The Boom Economy (University of Wisconsin Press), and he is the editor of several anthologies.
ED PORTER holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College and a PhD from the University of Houston. His short fiction has appeared in The Hudson Review, The Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, Barrelhouse, and elsewhere, and has been anthologized in Best New American Voices and elsewhere. He has received fellowships from The Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and The MacDowell Colony, as well as an AWP Intro Journals Award.
MARIO ZAMBRANO graduated from The New School as a Riggio Honors Fellow and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop as an Iowa Arts Fellow, where he also received a John C. Schupes Fellowship for Excellence in Fiction. Loteria, his first novel, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writer pick for Fall 2013, a finalist for the 2014 Writers’ League of Texas Book Award, the 2014 John Gardner Fiction Award, The Texas Institute of Letters Book Award 2014, and the 2014 International Latino Book Award. Loteria was hailed as a best book of 2013 by Booklist, The Village Voice, School Library Journal, and San Antonio Press