Join Literature is Alive @
Join Literature is Alive @ Emory for a night of innovative women’s writing @ Barnes & Noble @ Emory! Come Friday, November 18th @ 7PM for readings by Leora Fridman, Katherine J. Lee, Kelin Loe, and Zoe Rana Mungin!
A night of witches. A night of witches writing. A night of witches pushing writing. A night of raw. A night of cooked. A night of frays. A night of gaps or gapes. A night of bends. A night of blends. A night of tethered. A night of untethered. A night / the sea. A night / isn’t the sea. A night / where. A night where / we feel visited.
Leora Fridman is an artist, organizer, and educator who works at the intersections of creative work and community care. Her work manifests primarily as writing, events and interdisciplinary workshops. Fridman is the author of My Fault (Cleveland State University Press, 2016), which was chosen for publication by Eileen Myles, in addition to five chapbooks, and is currently at work on a book of nonfiction. Her poems, prose and translations appear or are forthcoming in Tricycle Magazine, Denver Quarterly, jubilat and jacket2. Leora holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers and from Brown University, and has taught for universities and community organizations across the country. She is a recipient of multiple grants and honors including a 2015 Vermont Studio Center fellowship, a grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, and a Dorot Fellowship. She is a collaborator with The Bureau and co-edits Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer.
Katherine J. Lee is a bi-coastal writer and artist who splits her time. She has worked as a legal library filer, writing instructor, shop girl, textile artist, college prep tutor, memoir editor, artist’s assistant, and gardener. Her fiction has been published in ESOPUS and Storychord, and she has art forthcoming in Cactus Heart. She is always interested in collaboration.
Kelin Loe is the author of These Are The Gloria Stories (Factory Hollow Press 2014). She is founding co-editor of SPOKE TOO SOON: A Journal of the Longer, the host of Flying Object Radio, and a tour guide at the Emily Dickinson Museum. She is the author of the chapbook The Motorist (minutesBOOKS 2010). Her recent work can be found in jubilat, Pinwheel, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Epiphany Magazine, notnostrums, Specter Magazine, and STOKED. She received a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012, and is currently working towards a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition at the same institution. She lives in Northampton, MA, with her partner, Michael.
Zoe Rana Mungin was born and raised in East New York, a part of Brooklyn where gentrifiers have only just begun to explore. She’s a graduate of Wellesley College, and currently writes and teaches in Newark, New Jersey where she attempts to explain the importance of semicolons to future engineers. She’s working on a project that explores the intersection of colored girls and Sailor Moon.
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST