Join us on Zoom Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 from 7 PM EST till 9 PM EST for the fourth event (third online) of our revived reading series!
READERS: Warren C. Longmire, Christina Rosso, and Steven Kleinman.
HOST: John Wall Barger
SERIES CREATOR: Ernest Hilbert
Warren C. Longmire is a writer, software engineer, and educator from the bad part of North Philadelphia. His writing has been published in American Poetry Review, Eleven Eleven, and The Painted Bride Quarterly. He is featured in the upcoming Best American Poetry anthology of 2021 and will be releasing his first full length collection through Radiator Press this year. He likes jazz, being black, video games, and suffering. You can find his work and life on instagram at @alongmirewriter & @doubleyoulongmire respectively.
Steven Kleinman is the author of Life Cycle of a Bear, winner of the 2019 Philip Levine Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, the Gettysburg Review, Beloit Poetry Review, the Iowa Review, Oversound, American Literary Review, Tikkun, and elsewhere. He is the interim director of the University of the Arts BFA in creative writing, faculty coordinator of the Art Alliance Writers’ Workshop, and a contributing editor at the American Poetry Review, where he co-hosts the podcast. Learn more at stevenkleinmanpoetry.com
Christina Rosso lives and writes in South Philadelphia with her rescue pup, Atticus Finch, and bearded husband, Alex, where they run an independent bookstore and event space called A Novel Idea on Passyunk. She received an MFA in Creative Writing and MA in English from Arcadia University in 2016. Her debut chapbook, She is a Beast (APEP Publications), was released in May 2020. Creole Conjure, her first full-length collection, is forthcoming from Maudlin House. Her fiction and nonfiction work centers around gender, sexuality, and fairy tales, and has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize.