Laura M. Dixon is a Michener Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin, where she also serves as Associate Editor of Bat City Review. Her work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in Rhino, Georgetown Review, Two Review, Wicked Alice, Front Porch, and elsewhere.
David Greenslade’s poetry books include Weak Eros (Parthian); Zeus Amoeba (Two Rivers Press) and Burning Down the Dosbarth (Y Lolfa) he writes in Welsh and in English and lives in Wales.
Mary Di Lucia lives and works in New York City, where she teaches writing, and works as a developmental editor. Her poetry manuscript is called “Beauty Russe.”
Wendy Barnes-Thomassen is a graduate of the MFA Writing Program at California Institute of the Arts. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Trepan, Faultline, and Cargo (Paris). She lives in Brooklyn. Her chapbook, So-Called Mettle, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press (December 2011).
Tuesday’s reading at Perch Pub coincided with National Chinese Almond Cookie Day, and we were not without the sweet. As Kathy Volk Miller introduced Joanna Fuhrman, our first reader of the night, the crowd passed around a box of almond cookies, which KVM described as “thin as communion wafers.” A befitting description considering that by […]
Carolyn Busa kicked off the March 28 Slam the way we like it: with talk of slabs, boob (yes, just one), and those ever-elusive Olive Garden fortune cookies. Busa had us tearing up in the best way as she delivered a refreshingly original set that was relatable to all in attendance. Who knew being treated […]