Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Event: Omission Summer Poetry Tour

Saturday, August 3rd at 7pm
Brickbat Books:
The Omission Summer Poetry Tour:

Justin Boening
Ryan Eckes
Maria Flaccavento
Brandon Kreitler
Robert Ostrom  

Justin Boening is the author of Self-Portrait as Missing Person, selected for a Poetry Society of America's National Chapbook Fellowship. In the fall he’ll continue work on his first full-length manuscript as a Stadler Fellow at Bucknell University.

Ryan Eckes lives in South Philadelphia. He's the author of Old News (Furniture Press 2011), Valu-Plus (Furniture Press 2014), and other books. Much of his work can be read on his blog, Old News. He works as an adjunct at Temple University and Community College of Philadelphia.

Maria Flaccavento grew up in southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee. She studied anthropology at Temple University and is attending the University of California San Diego to pursue an MFA in writing. Her poems can be found in the Apiary and Bedfellows, a new Philadelphia literary magazine.

Brandon Kreitler is the author of the chapbook Dusking, published by Argos Books. Other of his poems are found in Boston Review, Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, Cutbank, Indiana Review, Maggy, Omniverse, Atlas Review, and Spork, among other journals.

Robert Ostrom is from Jamestown, New York. He is the author of The oungest Butcher in Illinois. His poems have most recently appeared in The Awl, Atlas, and Guernica. He lives in Queens and teaches at the City University of New York and Columbia University.

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