Please join us at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (3711 Clifton Ave.) on Thursday, August 11th at 7PM. We'll be joined by the following poets:
Qiana Towns earned a MFA from Bowling Green State University, and a MA from Central Michigan University where she served as poetry editor for the online literary journal Temenos. Her work has appeared in Tidal Basin, Milk Money, and is currently featured at poetsgulfcoast.wordpress.com. She is a Cave Canem fellow and Assistant Editor for Willow Books and Reverie: Midwest African American Literature.
A poem by Qiana is here at No Tell Motel.
Karen George's poetry chapbook, Into the Heartland, was released by Finishing Line Press in May 2011. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Single Hound, Ontologica, Still: The Journal, Thumbnail Magazine, Blood Lotus, Vestal Review, The Barcelona Review,and The Cortland Review. She has been awarded grants from The Kentucky Foundation for Women, The Kentucky Arts Council, was selected by Lee Smith as co-winner of The Janice Hhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifolt Giles Award, and won the 2011 Carnegie Center's Next Great Writers Contest. She holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University, and teaches writing at The University of Cincinnati's Communiversity. http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifShe's completed a collection of short stories for which she's seeking representation, and is working on a collection of poetry. A poem by Karen is here in The Cortland Review.
Charles Gabel is the author of the chapbook Pastoral (Strange Machine Books). Charles was born in Cincinnati, and he has since lived in Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, and most recently Boise, ID, where he is currently working on a translation of Virgil's Eclogues. He studies and teaches at Boise State University. A poem by Charles here at 751 Magazine.