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TWP READING SERIES

  • The Nonprofit Village 31 West 31st Street Kansas City, MO (map)

ADMISSION AT THE DOOR:

$3 members. $5 nonmembers.

Sarah McKinstry-Brown is the author of Cradling Monsoons (Blue Light Press, 2010) and This Bright Darkness (Black Lawrence Press, 2019). Born and raised in Albuquerque, Sarah is the recipient of two Nebraska Book Awards, an Academy of American Poets Prize, as well as a Sewanee Writers’ Conference Tennessee Williams Scholarship.

Sarah McKinstry-Brown is the author of Cradling Monsoons (Blue Light Press, 2010) and This Bright Darkness (Black Lawrence Press, 2019). Born and raised in Albuquerque, Sarah is the recipient of two Nebraska Book Awards, an Academy of American Poets Prize, as well as a Sewanee Writers’ Conference Tennessee Williams Scholarship.

Charlotte Seley is the author of  The World is My Rival , her first collection of poetry published in 2018 by Spuyten Duyvil. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, where she served as Editor-in-Chief and Poetry Editor of the art and literary journal  Redivider  as well as a Poetry Screener with  Ploughshares  for many years. While residing in Boston, she managed the Digital Content and social media presence for the Mr. Hip Presents poetry and spoken word reading series. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Kansas City, MO.

Charlotte Seley is the author of The World is My Rival, her first collection of poetry published in 2018 by Spuyten Duyvil. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, where she served as Editor-in-Chief and Poetry Editor of the art and literary journal Redivider as well as a Poetry Screener with Ploughshares for many years. While residing in Boston, she managed the Digital Content and social media presence for the Mr. Hip Presents poetry and spoken word reading series. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Kansas City, MO.

Luisa Muradyan is originally from the Ukraine and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in poetry at the University of Houston where she is the recipient of an Inprint Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Fellowship and a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship. She was the Editor-in-Chief of  Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts  from 2016-2018. She was also the recipient of the 2017  Prairie Schooner  Book Prize and the 2016 Donald Barthelme Prize in Poetry. Her manuscript,  American Radiance , is available from the University of Nebraska Press and previous poems have appeared in  Poetry International , the  Los Angeles Review ,  West Branch ,  Blackbird , and  Ninth Letter  among others.

Luisa Muradyan is originally from the Ukraine and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in poetry at the University of Houston where she is the recipient of an Inprint Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Fellowship and a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship. She was the Editor-in-Chief of Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts from 2016-2018. She was also the recipient of the 2017 Prairie Schooner Book Prize and the 2016 Donald Barthelme Prize in Poetry. Her manuscript, American Radiance, is available from the University of Nebraska Press and previous poems have appeared in Poetry International, the Los Angeles Review, West Branch, Blackbird, and Ninth Letter among others.