Thursday, December 16 · 8:00pm – 10:00pm
We’ve got a reader coming straight out of
Compton Scotland. Also, Dodge City is now the post-reading meet/drink up. Please press play on the clip below before reading the descriptions of the readers.
Jennifer Atkinson is the author of three poetry collections, including, most recently, Drift Ice, from Etruscan Press. She teaches in the MFA program at George Mason University in Virginia.
David Kinloch is a Scottish poet from Glasgow where he teaches Scottish Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde. His work is published mainly by Carcanet Press (Un Tour d’Ecosse, 2001, In My Father’s House, 2005 and Fi…nger of a Frenchman, 2011 forthcoming). He co-founded and co-edited the poetry magazine, Verse, with Robert Crawford and Henry Hart before it became a predominantly American imprint and was instrumental in creating the first ever Scottish Writers’ Centre. He writes in both English and Scots.
Reese Okyong Kwon’s fiction is published or forthcoming in Missouri Review, Epoch, American Short Fiction, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. Having received an MFA from Brooklyn College, she has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers¹ Conference and the Norman Mailer Writers¹ Colony. She was featured this year as one of Narrative’s “30 Below 30″ writers.
Dolsy Smith is a librarian at the George Washington University. His poems have appeared in DIAGRAM, The Yale Review, and other places.