Sunday, November 25, 2012

That Poetry Reading Series

That Poetry Reading Series continues on Wednesday, December 5, at 6:30 pm at Foster's Martini Bar, Downtown St. Joe.

We will have two featured readers: Leah Sewell and Gabriela Lemmons. When our featured readers have concluded, we will break for about five minutes and will then have an open mic for anyone who wishes to share creative work. Readers should prepare for five minutes (2-3 poems). Arrive early to sign up.

Gabriela N. Lemmons is an MFA candidate at the University of Kansas. Her work appears in the anthologies Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, Cuentos: Stories from the Latino Heartland, NewBorder: Contemporary Voices from the Texas/Mexico Border, Blue Island Review, and other diverse publications. She is a founding member and current president of the Latino Writers Collective. A native of South Texas, Gabriela is also a member of Sandra Cisneros's Macondo Workshop.

Leah Sewell is a graphic designer, magazine editor, journalist and poet. Her work has appeared in such publications as Midwestern Gothic, [PANK] and Weave Magazine. She's currently the assistant editor at Coconut Poetry and an MFA candidate at the University of Nebraska. She lives in Topeka, Kansas where she moderates the Topeka Writers Workshop.

Come one and all to hear some stirring words on a cold, winter's night.

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