Wednesday, November 19, 2008
7:00pm - 9:00pm
456 Bergen Street
JERICHO BROWN received his Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. He also holds an M.F.A. from the University of New Orleans and a B.A. from Dillard University, and he has served as poetry editor at Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. His poems have appeared in Callaloo, The Iowa Review, jubilat, New England Review, and Prairie Schooner. The recipient of a Cave Canem Fellowship, two scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and two travel fellowships to the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland, Brown is currently an Assistant Professor of English at the University of San Diego where he teaches creative writing. Western Michigan University's New Issues Poetry & Prose published his first book, Please.
CORRINE FITZPATRICK is the author of Zamboangueña (sona books, 2007) and On Melody Dispatch (Goodbye Better, 2007). She is currently working on Minor Crimes and Casualties. Corrine is in the MFA program at Bard College and is Program Coordinator for the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, where she curated the Friday Late Night Series from 2006-2008. Recent work is out or soon to be out in Denver Quarterly and Tight.
TENNESSEE JONES is an excommunicated Appalachian living in Brooklyn. He is the author of the Lambda Literary Award nominated short story collection Deliver Me From Nowhere. He is currently knee-deep in his first novel and a second collection of short stories. He is a 2008 Javitz Fellow and an obsessive gardener. The flask in his back pocket reads "Hungry Heart."