WHERE: Steinfeld Warehouse

WHEN: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7PM

$5 General / $3 Students / No one turned away

MAGDALENA ZURAWSKI is the author of the novel The Bruise, which won the Ronald Sukenick Award from FC2 in 2008 and a LAMBDA literary award in 2009, and the collection of poems Companion Animal, which was published by Litmus Press in 2015 and won a Norma Faber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. The Tiniest Muzzle Sings Songs of Freedom (Wave Books 2019) is her most recent poetry collection. The Operating System also released Zurawski’s poem/essay Don’t Be Scared as a chapbook in Summer 2019.

As an undergraduate Magdalena studied with poets Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop, C.D. Wright, and Peter Gizzi. She has lived in Berlin, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Durham, NC where she ran the Minor American Reading Series. She is currently Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, where she directs the Creative Writing Program.

CAMERON QUAN LOUIE lives in Tucson, where he serves on the board of directors with POG. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has worked with Wave Books, and he has thumbs-upped some poems on Submittable for The Seattle Review. As a recipient of the Bill and Ruth True Family Prize, Cameron collaborated with visual artist Ryna Frankel in the 2016 Multiplying Mediums Fellowship. Cameron’s work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and he received the 2017 McLeod-Grobe Prize for Poetry. You can find his recent poems, prose, and erasures in Hobart, The Gravity of the Thing, Duende, jubilat, Timber, Sonora Review, The Spectacle, Fourth Genre, Quarterly West, and The Margins, among others.

If you ever meet Cameron in the wild, here are some helpful tips: he doesn’t mind small talk, especially if it’s about the weather, which he thinks is worthy of our admiration and will probably be nice next week. He will juggle, perform feats of strength, or whistle a merry tune for you if you give him grapefruit flavored La Croix. He wants to know about that Podcast you love, that movie you hate—hot takes, in general, are welcome. He likes feelings, grey sweaters, and riding bicycles at night.

Light refreshments provided
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