June Reading with Amy King, JP Gritton, and Selena Anderson

By on June 18, 2017

19424023_10154543956996440_8482918574278550590_nThis reading will be so, so hot. Bring your sundaes and hot pink miniskirts. Thursday, June 29th at 8:30 p.m. at Poison Girl Bar.

The readers:

Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

JP Gritton received his MFA from the Johns Hopkins University and is working toward a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Houston. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Greensboro Review, Southwest Review, Tin House and elsewhere.

Selena Anderson was raised in Texas, and completed her MFA at Columbia University and PhD at University of Houston. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Glimmer Train, AGNI, Georgia Review, Joyland, and Callaloo and have been anthologized the Best of Gigantic. She has won the Transatlantic/Henfield Prize and the Inprint Joan and Stanford Alexander Prize as well as fellowships to the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, and Kimbilio. Anderson lives in Houston with her husband and will begin teaching creative writing at San José State University this fall. She is working on a novel.

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