Steven Karl, Cindy Savett, Carrie Olivia Adams & Joshua Harmon

Friday, April 3, 7 pm

Steven Karl is the author of two chapbooks, Lovers' Last Go Around (Peptic Robot Press, 2005) and State(s) of Flux, a collaboration with the artist, Joseph Lappie (Peptic Robot Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in Barrow Street, No Tell Motel, Real Poetik, Sawbuck, Zoland Anthology of Poetry, and other fine journals. His essays and reviews have appeared in Teachers & Writers Magazine, Sink Review, Cold Front Magazine, and Galatea. He lives in Manhattan.

Cindy Savett teaches poetry workshops at psychiatric institutions in the Philadelphia area to both acute short-term and residential patients. Her book, Child in the Road, was recently released. She is published in numerous print and on-line journals, including Margie, Heliotrope, LIT, The Marlboro Review, and Free Verse. Cindy is also at work on a memoir on the death of her daughter. Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, she currently lives in Merion, Pennsylvania with her husband and children.

Carrie Olivia Adams lives and works in Chicago, where she also serves as poetry editor for Black Ocean. Her poems and reviews have appeared in such journals as Backwards City Review, Cranky, DIAGRAM, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, and Verse. She is the author of the chapbook, A Useless Window, and her first full-length collection of poems, Intervening Absence, is available from Ahsahta Press. Here she is in Word For/Word.

Joshua Harmon is the author of Quinnehtukqut, a novel, and Scape, a collection of poems. His fiction, poems, and essays have appeared in many journals, including Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, and Verse. A graduate of Marlboro College and Cornell University, he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and the Dutchess County Arts Council. Here he is in DIAGRAM.