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Pegasus Reading Series: Cure, Gabbert, George, and Jacob!

WordSpace @ Two Bronze Doors presents, our fourth installment of The Pegasus Reading Series, a new monthly forum for poets and writers to showcase their work in the DFW area. This month we showcase the work of Logen Cure, Mag Gabbert, Luca Jacob, and more!

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Logen Cure is a poet and teacher. She is the author of two spoken word projects: the Make it Memorable EP (2014) and In Keeping, a chapbook published by Unicorn Press (2008). Her work also appears in Word Riot, Radar Poetry, IndieFeed: Performance Poetry, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She lives in Texas with her wife.

Mag Gabbert is a PhD student at Texas Tech with a specialization in creative writing, specifically in poetry and non-fiction. She graduated with a bachelors in English from Trinity University and received her MFA in poetry writing from The University of California at Riverside. Mag is a contributing writer for The Nervous Breakdown, where her essays regularly appear.

Her poetry, essays, and reviews have also been published or are forthcoming in The Rattling Wall, The Rumpus, and The San Antonio Current, among others. Mag has previously served as the co-editor of The Trinity Review and associate poetry editor of The Coachella Review; she is now an associate editor of Iron Horse Review and is the graduate advisor of Texas Tech’s undergraduate literary journal, The Harbinger.

Chris George lives and works in Dallas, Texas where he is the resident writer at Two Bronze Doors art gallery and editor-in-chief of the literary journal Disembodied Text. His work has been featured in a number of journals, including The Arts United, Spiderweb Salon, and LUX. His chapbook Dreamscapes was published by Micro-Micro Press in 2013.

Lucas Jacob’s poems, fiction, and essays have appeared in several dozen journals, including Southwest Review, Barrow Street, and Potomac Review, and are forthcoming in many others, including Western Humanities Review. A past winner of the Gival Press Tri-Language Poetry Contest, he was short-listed for the Fish Poetry Prize (2012), was a finalist for the Arts & Letters Poetry Prize (2013), was a semi-finalist for the Norman Mailer Award in short fiction (2012), and was a semi-finalist in the Frost Place Chapbook competition (2014). He lives in Fort Worth, and he teaches and does arts-program-administation work at the Trinity Valley School, where he is humbled by his students, who are terrific except in their refusal to live by his classroom motto: “No cats.”


ArtSpeak: Holiday Jamnation

What: ArtSpeak Holiday Jamnation
When: Saturday, Dec. 13, 9 pm
Where: Mighty Fine Arts, 409A N. Tyler St., 75208
catshowIn conjunction with the artists reception for the Cat Show, Wordspace closes out this year’s Artspeak Series with a Holiday Jamnation featuring Randall Garrett and Inferno Texino with Andy Don Emmons, Clay Stinnett, Jason Cohen and Mark Martinek. Expect the big throwdown around 9 with unexpected guests and spontaneous combustions!

Next Generation Free Writing & Performance Workshops


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Brian Allen Carr @ The Wild Detectives

 

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WordSpace Presents:
A Reading with Brian Allen Carr, winner of inaugural Texas Observer Story Prize
& author of  The Last Horror Novel In The History of The World


When: Thursday, December 4 @ 7 pm
Where: The Wild Detectives, 314 W. 8th Street (Bishop Arts District)

Brian Allen Carr (born 1979) is an American writer based in Texas. He is the author of the short story collection Short Bus (2011) and was the winner of the inaugural Texas Observer Story Prize as judged by Larry McMurtry in 2011. Carr was also a finalist for the Texas Institute of Letters Steven Turner Award for First Fiction, 2011. His stories have appeared in AnnalemmaBoulevardFiction InternationalHobartKeyhole and Texas Review, among others.Vampire Conditions, was published by Holler Presents in 2012. His new book is entitled The Last Horror Novel In the History of the World. Visit his website here.

Read an interesting interview with Brian Allen Carr over at The Huffington Post.


 


Pages at Dallas Poetry Slam

[ December 19, 2014; 8:00 pm; ] Dallas Poetry Slam & Open Mic
Open Mic every Friday
$100 Slam 1st and 3rd Fridays
Heroes Sports Bar & Grill
7402 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75231
Sign up at 7:30pm
Show at 8:00pm
$5 Admission
Free Parking
Drink Specials
Food Available
Music by DJ Big Ant
www.dallaspoetryslam.com


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