Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Atlanta Here We Come

Thursday, September 29
· 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Emory Bookstore

What's New in Poetry?

Please join us this Thursday for the next installment of the What's New in Poetry? Series, featuring readings by Kiki Petrosino, Steven Karl, and Angela Veronica Wong.

About the readers:

Kiki Petrosino earned a BA from the University of Virginia, an MA in humanities from the University of Chicago, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She is the author of Fort Red Border (2009). Fort Red Border—the title is an anagram of... “Robert Redford”—addresses love, intimacy, food, race, and contemporary culture. Petrosino spent two years teaching English and Italian at a private school in Switzerland. She works for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.

Steven Karl is the author of the chapbooks, emissions/ of (H_NGM_N, 2011), (Ir)Rational Animals (Flying Guillotine Press, 2010) and with the artist, Joseph Lappie, State(s) of Flux (Peptic Robot Press, 2009). His poems have recently appeared in or are forthcoming from With + Stand, Jellyfish, EOAGH, Taiga, and paxamericana. In one way or another he is involved with Coldfront Magazine, Sink Review, Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series, Borough Writer Workshops, and Writopia. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Visit

Angela Veronica Wong is the author of three chapbooks: 25 little red poems (Dancing Girl press forthcoming), to know this (Cy Gist Press), All the Little Red Girls (Flying Guillotine Press). Her poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Columbia Poetry Review, Adj. Noun, Vandal, Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, and WOMB. She has recently returned from a Fulbright in Taipei and resides in New York City.

1 comment:

Sommer said...

I love every bit of this reading!