Cecily Iddings, Brett Price, Cynthia Arrieu-King & Linda Bamber

September 26th, Friday, 7 pm

Cecily Iddings received an MA from the University of Georgia and an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Harvard Review, jubilat, Meridian, Pleiades, Spinning Jenny, Verse, and Verse Daily, among other places. She is working on the second issue of The Blue Letter with Chris Hosea and is a former managing editor of Slope Editions.

Brett Price is an assistant editor of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, and Light Industrial Safety. He is working toward an MFA at Bard College. His writing can be found in such journals as H_NGM_N, Octopus, The Incliner, and Milkmoney. He lives in Brooklyn.

Cynthia Arrieu-King is assistant professor of creative writing at Stockton College in New Jersey. Her work has or will appear in Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, New Orleans Review, Jacket, Diagram, Octopus Magazine, Forklift Ohio, and elsewhere.

Linda Bamber was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up both there and abroad. She teaches literature and creative writing in the Tufts English Department. Her first book of poetry Metropolitan Tang was published this year with Black Sparrow. Her book, Comic Women, Tragic Men: Gender and Genre in Shakespeare, has been widely excerpted and anthologized. Her essay “Reading as a Buddhist,” included in Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art, came out of her participation in a multi-year consortium on Buddhism in the arts. Her poems, stories, essays and reviews have appeared in The Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, Tikkun, The Missouri Review, and Ploughshares, which awarded her the Ploughshares Prize for her story, “The Time-to-Teach-Jane-Eyre-Again Blues.” She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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