Pen and Brush Presents…May
Pen and Brush Presents… is a new reading series curated by Kate Angus for Pen and Brush. The series seeks to support editorial curation as well as exciting new writing by established and emerging writers. Each month, “Pen and Brush Presents…” will feature readings by three writers, each one selected by editors at a press, journal, or organization with a strong female editorial presence.
Join us for the third reading of the series, featuring the work of:
Jennifer Levitt, representing Four Way Books. Jen Levitt received her MFA from NYU. Her poems have appeared in Tin House, Sixth Finch, The Literary Review, CutBank, No, Dear and elsewhere, and her poetry collection The Off-Season will be published by Four Way Books in Fall 2016. She lives in New York City and teaches high school students.
Anne-E. Wood, representing No Tokens. Anne-E. Wood's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Literary Review, No Tokens, Lumina, Agni, Tin House, and others. She has an MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University. She has taught many fiction classes at Gotham Writers Workshop and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Writing Program at Rutgers University and at Northeast Normal University in China.
Elizabeth Bradfield, represeting Persea Books. Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of the poetry collections Once Removed, Approaching Ice, and Interpretive Work, which won the Audre Lorde Prize. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Orion and many anthologies. Founder and editor-in-chief of Broadsided Press, she lives on Cape Cod, works as a naturalist locally as well as on expedition ships, and is the current Poet-in-Residence at Brandeis University and on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at University of Alaska Anchorage.
Kate Angus is a founding editor of Augury Books. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Awl, Best New Poets 2010 and Best New Poets 2014. Her poetry collection, So Late to the Party, is forthcoming from Negative Capability Press.
The event is free and open to the public; RSVPs to <RSVP@penandbrush.org> are encouraged but not required.