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Sat, Oct 15


KCAI Campus Gallery

Emily Pérez & John Elizabeth Stintzi

A Common Sense Reading Welcomes Emily Pérez & John Elizabeth Stintzi

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Emily Pérez & John Elizabeth Stintzi
Emily Pérez & John Elizabeth Stintzi

Time & Location

Oct 15, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT

KCAI Campus Gallery, 4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA

About The Event

Emily Pérez is the author of What Flies Want, winner of the Iowa Prize; House of Sugar, House of Stone; and two chapbooks. She is co-editor of the anthology The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood. A CantoMundo fellow and Ledbury Critic, she’s received support from Hedgebrook, Bread Loaf, The Community of Writers, Jack Straw Writers, and The Artist Trust. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Copper Nickel, Poetry, and Fairy Tale Review, and her reviews can be found in RHINO, LA Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Georgia Review. She teaches high school in Denver, where she lives with her family. Find more at

John Elizabeth Stintzi is a non-binary writer, artist, and editor who grew up on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario. Their work has been awarded the 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, The Malahat Review’s 2019 Long Poem Prize, the Sator New Works Award, and has been shortlisted for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award and the Raymond Souster Award. JES is the author of the novels My Volcano and Vanishing Monuments, as well as the poetry collection Junebat. They are a poetry editor for CV2as well as a writing instructor at the Kansas City Art Institute.

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