Please join us for the next Bon Mot/ley reading January 13th at 7PM. As usual, our reading will take place at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center located at 3711 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220. We'll be in Room 212, on the second floor. Check out our reader's bios below.
Adam Clay is the author of The Wash. His second book, A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. He co-edits Typo Magazine, curates the Poets in Print Reading Series at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, and teaches at Western Michigan University.
Traci Brimhall is the author of Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the 2009 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, Slate, Virginia Quarterly Review, New England Review, The Missouri Review, and elsewhere. She was the 2008-09 Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and currently teaches at Western Michigan University, where she is a doctoral associate and Kings/Chavez/Parks Fellow.
Gary L. McDowell is the author of American Amen (Dream Horse Press, 2010), winner of the 2009 Orphic Prize for Poetry. He's also the author of They Speak of Fruit (Cooper Dillon, 2009) and co-editor of The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice (Rose Metal Press, 2010). His poetry and prose have appeared in various literary journals, including The Bellingham Review, Colorado Review, The Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, New England Review, and Quarterly West. He lives in Portage, MI with his wife and two kids.