Thursday, July 7 at 7pm, hear some writing from these fine poet-folk:
Emily August is a PhD Candidate in English at Vanderbilt University, where she is writing a dissertation about the relationship between nineteenth-century medical textbooks, surgical practices, mortuary and funerary aesthetics, anatomical exhibitions, and fairy tales. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, and her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Hayden's Ferry Review, Quarterly West, and other journals.
Dan Boehl is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry publisher, which put out his book Kings of the F**king Sea, and will publish Emily Pettit's Goat in the Snow and Dan Magers' Partyknife this winter. His chapbook Les Miseres at les Mal-Heurs de la Guerre is available from Greying Ghost. He writes art reviews in Austin and works for the University of Texas.
Molly Sutton Kiefer is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota, where she is working on a sequence of poems addressing the experiences of the body and (in)fertility. Her recent chapbook, The Recent History of Middle Sand Lake, won the Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press poetry prize in December of last year. More information can be found at mollysuttonkiefer.com
Chris Tonelli is one of the founding editors of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press. He also founded and curates the So and So Series and edits So and So Magazine. He is the author of four chapbooks, most recently No Theater (Brave Men Press) and For People Who Like Gravity and Other People (Rope-A-Dope Press), and his first full-length collection is The Trees Around. He teaches at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he lives with his wife Allison and their son Miles.