Sat, Apr 22|
Joseph Bradshaw, Emily Kendal Frey & Sylvia Jones
A Common Sense Reading
Time & Location
Apr 22, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
About The Event
Joseph BRADSHAW's most recent publication is the chapbook Subtraction (CGH PRivate). He currently lives in Oakland, CA.
Emily KENDAL FREY(she / they) lives in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE and SORROW ARROW (which won the Oregon Book Award). Her latest collection, LOVABILITY, is out from Fonograf Editions. They are a practicing psychotherapist.
Sylvia JONES is a writer, educator, and prison abolitionist. She earned her MFA from American University in Washington D.C., and recently served as a 2021-22 Stadler Fellow at Bucknell University. She’s associate poetry editor at Black Lawrence Press and works part-time teaching creative writing and composition at Goucher College and The George Washington University. She is also a first reader for the journal, Ploughshares. Her most recent writing appears in Smartish Pace, Sprung Formal, Revolute, DIAGRAM, the Hopkins Review, Poet Lore, Spilt Milk by the Poetry Society of New York, Shenandoah, and the Cortland Review. She lives in Baltimore with her partner, Agata and their tabby cat, Theo. When not teaching or editing other people’s work Sylvia can be found either birdwatching or chipping away at the manuscript for her own debut collection of poems which deal with ancestral memory, loss, hero-worship, upward mobility, and other notions of class inequality.