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TWP READING SERIES

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

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$3 MEMBERS. $5 NONMEMBERS

Lisa M. Hase-Jackson’s debut collection of poetry,  Flint and Fire,  was selected for the 2018 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series prize by Jericho Brown. She holds an MFA in poetry from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a MA in English from Kansas State University. A full-time writer and editor of  Zingara Poetry Review . Lisa lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lisa M. Hase-Jackson’s debut collection of poetry, Flint and Fire, was selected for the 2018 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series prize by Jericho Brown. She holds an MFA in poetry from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a MA in English from Kansas State University. A full-time writer and editor of Zingara Poetry Review. Lisa lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

Gary Fincke has published fourteen collections of poetry, including  The Infinity Room  published in February by Michigan State. Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Prize for Short Fiction and the Ohio State University/The Journal Poetry Prize for earlier books, he has just retired as the Charles Degenstein Professor of Creative Writing and Director of the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University.

Gary Fincke has published fourteen collections of poetry, including The Infinity Room published in February by Michigan State. Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Prize for Short Fiction and the Ohio State University/The Journal Poetry Prize for earlier books, he has just retired as the Charles Degenstein Professor of Creative Writing and Director of the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University.

Alan Proctor has published short fiction, essays, humor and poetry in  New Letters, The Laurel Review, Chatauqua, I-70 Review, Hanging Loose, Loon, Crosstimbers, Rockhurst Review  and  The Poeming Pidgeon  among other literary journals. He was twice a Writer’s Digest national poetry finalist. A memoir,  The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate,  which he co-authored with his late brother Bruce Proctor and published in 2015, received a featured review in  Kirkus Reviews  and was selected as a 2015 “literary star” by the  Kansas City Star  newspaper. It is being re-released in 2019 by Open Books Press.  Adirondack Summer, 1969,  his debut novel, was published by Westphalia Press in the summer of 2018. Mr. Proctor lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Dr. Susan Proctor and their cat, Beans.

Alan Proctor has published short fiction, essays, humor and poetry in New Letters, The Laurel Review, Chatauqua, I-70 Review, Hanging Loose, Loon, Crosstimbers, Rockhurst Review and The Poeming Pidgeon among other literary journals. He was twice a Writer’s Digest national poetry finalist. A memoir, The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate, which he co-authored with his late brother Bruce Proctor and published in 2015, received a featured review in Kirkus Reviews and was selected as a 2015 “literary star” by the Kansas City Star newspaper. It is being re-released in 2019 by Open Books Press. Adirondack Summer, 1969, his debut novel, was published by Westphalia Press in the summer of 2018. Mr. Proctor lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Dr. Susan Proctor and their cat, Beans.

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