3/31 Rock ’em Sock ’em Readings – Garrison, Gainey, Broome, & Collins @ Nine Stories

7PM SATURDAY…

An evening of rock ’em, sock ’em readings featuring Kurt Garrison, Celeste Gainey, Brian Broome, and Kristofer Collins!!

Nine Stories Bookshop, 5400 Butler Street (in Lawrenceville)
7pm
BYOB
FREE!

Kurt Garrison writes, rocks and dog walks with a little bit of welding thrown in.

Celeste Gainey is the author of the poetry collection, the GAFFER, (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2015). Her chapbook, In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011), was runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. Graduating with a BFA in Film & Television from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, as well as earning an MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry from Carlow University, Gainey was the first woman to be admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) as a gaffer, and has spent many years working with light in film and architecture. Among other acknowledgments, she has been selected as a Hedgebrook Writer in Residence and has been a participating poet at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.

Brian Broome is an author and 2018 William S. Dietrich Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. You can read his book ā€œ79ā€ available on Amazon and visit his website brianbroome.com to read more.

Kristofer Collins is the books editor at Pittsburgh Magazine and a frequent contributor to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is the co-director of The Bridge Series. His latest poetry collection, ‘Salsa Night at the Hilo Town Tavern’ was published by Hyacinth Girl Press in 2017.

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