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Meet the Readers – November Edition

The next reading is on November 17, 2016, doors at 7 PM, at the Stone Spiral Gallery in Maplewood.

We’re so thrilled to be wrapping up our 2016 schedule with November’s readers, Ryan Krull and Jennifer Goldring:

Ryan Krull‘s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Third Coast, The Rumpus, The Brooklyn Rail, Hobart online, Words in Light and Whiskey Island. He teaches at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and can be found on Twitter @RyanWKrull.

Check out some of Ryan’s prose here: A short short story and an essay on St. Louis’ own Carl Phillips.

Jennifer Goldring is a writer, photographer, and editor in St. Louis. She has an MFA in creative writing and a BA in economics.  When she isn’t writing, taking photos, or hanging out with her two children she is Managing Editor for december magazine. Her poetry can be found in ALIVE Magazine, Architrave, Tar River Poetry and other publications. Her photography can be found at www.junipertreestudio.com.

 

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Meet the Readers – October Edition

October is here, and the calendar is filling up with apple picking, beer festivals, and Halloween parties. So, don’t forget about us in the mix!

Put us down for Thursday, October 20, 7-9 PM, at Stone Spiral Gallery. We’re so happy to be bringing you Bryan Castille and Lizzy Petersen this round.

Bryan Castille earned his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he won the John C. Schupes Prize for Excellence in Fiction. You can read his fiction in Prairie Schooner, PRISM International, Jonathan: A Journal of Gay Men’s Fiction, New South, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of fellowships and scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Tin House, Lambda Literary, the New York State Summer Writers’ Institute, and the Upernavik Artists’ Refugium in Upernavik, Greenland. Currently, he teaches composition and rhetoric at St. Louis University and at St. Louis Community College–Meramec and is writing his first novel.

Lizzy Petersen served as the Managing Editor at River Styx for 2 years and now works as the Grant and Outreach Manager. She teaches at Fontbonne University. Previously, she worked as the Poetry Co-Editor of Sycamore Review at Purdue University, where she received her MFA in Poetry. Her work is forthcoming in RHINO and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Find some of here poems here.

Poets and Writers: The Night Is Young, but the Deadline Approaches

There’s still time to send in your response pieces for the Eve Jones reading on Monday night. So, sit right down and that poem or short-short you’ve been working on before you head out for your Saturday night activities, you minx!

E-mail your response piece to sarahkuntzjones at gmail dot com.