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The Writers Place Reading Series Presents Amy Ash, William Trowbridge, and Dennis Etzel, Jr.

Amy Ash is the author of The Open Mouth of the Vase (Cider Press Review Book Award, 2013). Her poetry and prose have been published in various journals and anthologies, including Mid-American Review, Harpur Palate, Salamander, 100 Word Story, and The Best of Kore Press 2012. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Indiana State University.

William Trowbridge’s graphic chapbook, Oldguy: Superhero, was published by Red Hen Press in March. His new full collection, Tilt-A-Whirl, is forthcoming from Red Hen in 2017. His other collections are Put This On, Please: New and Selected Poems, Ship of Fool, The Complete Book of Kong, Flickers, O Paradise, and Enter Dark Stranger. He teaches in the University of Nebraska low-residency MFA in writing program and is currently Poet Laureate of Missouri.

Dennis Etzel Jr. has two chapbooks, The Sum of Two Mothers (ELJ Publications 2013) and My Graphic Novel (Kattywompus Press 2015), and a full-length poetic memoir My Secret Wars of 1984 (BlazeVOX 2015) which was selected by The Kansas City Star as a Best Poetry Book of 2015.