Leslie Pietrzyk Reading: Thursday, September 29

 

Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:00 pm UMSL North Campus SSB 331 (The bldg next to the Tower) 1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63121  Author Leslie Piertryzk will read from her newest short story collection, This Angel On My Chest, winner of the 2015 Drue Heinz award. Kirkus Reviews named it one of the 16 best story collections of the year! Books will be on sale, and the author will discuss writing linked stories and answer questions. Contact Mary Troy (marytroy@umsl.edu) or directions if needed.

 

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For more on Leslie Piertryzk‘s writing, go to: http://lesliepietrzyk.com/

 

 

Issue #35 Release Party with Boulevard


The editors of Boulevard and Natural Bridge are delighted to invite you to a reading in celebration of our spring issues!

 

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The event is free and open to the public and will be held at Dressel’s Public House. Wednesday, May 25th starting at 6:30 PM.

Featuring writers from the issues, including Adrian Matejka, Angela Mitchell, Travis Mossotti, and Mary Troy.

Click the image above for a link to the Facebook event page with more information.

Come See Roger Reeves as part of the Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series

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RSVP and share the invite with friends via the Facebook event page.

Roger Reeves’s poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Tin House, among others. Kim Addonizio selected “Kletic of Walt Whitman” for the Best New Poets 2009 anthology. He was awarded a 2013 NEA Fellowship, Ruth Lilly Fellowship by the Poetry Foundation in 2008, two Bread Loaf Scholarships, an Alberta H. Walker Scholarship from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and two Cave Canem Fellowships. He earned his PhD the University of Texas-Austin and is currently an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His first book is King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013).

Next Week, the Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series Hosts Chinelo Okparanta

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Tuesday February 9, 2016
St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of the debut novel, Under the Udala Trees and the story collection Happiness, Like Water.  She was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Okparanta received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University, and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.

For more information, please visit Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series or click on the image for a direct link to the Facebook Event Page.