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Fall Virtual Readings & Workshops

Check out the fall lineup for Black Lawrence Press virtual events! On the second Tuesday of of each month, we’re pleased to offer free single-session workshops. Then, join us on the last Tuesday of each month for readings and Q&A’s with our fabulous authors. Registration on Zoom is required for attendance. Can’t make it? Catch up on past events with captioned readings on our YouTube Channel.

SEPTEMBER AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 9/28 @ 8PM ET: MIAH JEFFRA, JOE DORNICH, SIMONE MUENCH & JACKIE WHITE 
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Joe Dornich‘s stories have won contests and fellowships with The Master’s Review, Carve Magazine, Key West Literary Seminars, and the South Carolina Academy of Authors, among others. Joe lives in Clarksville, TN and teaches creative writing at Austin Peay State University.

Miah Jeffra is author of four books of prose, most recently The Violence Almanac. Latest work can be seen in StoryQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, The North American Review, The Greensboro Review, DIAGRAM and Barrelhouse. Miah is a founding editor of Whiting Award-winning queer literary collaborative, Foglifter Press, and teaches writing and antiracist studies at Santa Clara University and in the low-res Creative and Professional Writing program at Central Washington University. www.miahjeffra.com

Jackie K. White earned her PhD in Creative Writing (poetry) from the University of Illinois at Chicago with concentrations in Latinx/Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies and was a Professor of English at Lewis University for fifteen years. She has served as an editor for the literary journal RHINO, faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review, and assistant editor of  They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018). Her poems and translations have appeared in ACM, Bayou, Fifth Wednesday, Folio, Quarter after Eight, Spoon River, Third Coast, Tupelo Quarterly, among others. Her chapbook publications include Bestiary Charming, 2006 Anabiosis Press award; Petal Tearing & Variations, Finishing Line (2008); Come Clearing, Dancing Girl Press (2012), and the collaborative chapbook, Hex & Howl, with Simone Muench, from Black Lawrence Press (2021). More of their collaborative poems appear in American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Cincinnati Review, Denver Quarterly, Hypertext, The Los Angeles Review, Pleiades, and Shenandoah, among others. You can hear her read her recent translations of Carmen Natalia Bonilla Martinez online at the Dunes Literary Series from IUN.

Simone Muench is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and the Meier Foundation for the Arts Achievement Award. She is the author of six books including Wolf Centos(Sarabande Books). Her book Suture was co-written with Dean Rader (Black Lawrence). She and Dean (along with Jackie White and Sally Ashton) also edited They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence). She serves as advisor for Jet Fuel Review and is a poetry editor for Tupelo Quarterly and Jackleg Press. She is also the creator of the HB Sunday Reading Series. Her recent chapbook, Hex & Howl, co-written with Jackie White, is available from Black Lawrence.

OCTOBER WORKSHOP
A Workshop with Leigh Camacho Rourks
Tuesday, 10/12 @ 8PM ET
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OCTOBER AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 10/26 @ 8PM ET: CARRIE BENNETT, DANIELLE ROSE, LAURA MCCULLOUGH
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NOVEMBER WORKSHOP
A Workshop with Mary Biddinger
Tuesday, 11/9 @ 8PM ET
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NOVEMBER AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 11/30 @ 8PM ET: ANNA SUTTON, BRIAN SIMONEAU, ROB CARNEY
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DECEMBER WORKSHOP
A Workshop with Megan Merchant
Tuesday, 12/14 @ 8PM ET
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JANUARY WORKSHOP
A Workshop with Amy Ash
Tuesday, 1/11 @ 8PM ET
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