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Pegasus Reading Series: George David Clark, Lisa Huffaker, Danielle Sellers, and Glenn Shaheen

What: Pegasus Reading Series
Hosted by:
Robert Torres and Sebastian Paramo
When: 
Thursday, March 26th, 7 pm.
Where:  Kettle Arts, 2650-B Main St.

WordSpace is proud to be partnering with Kettle Arts to bring you live literature in Dallas through our Pegasus Reading Series, curated and hosted by Sebastian H Paramo and Robert Torres.

This month we showcase the work of George David Clark, Lisa Huffaker, Danielle Sellers, and Glenn Shaheen.

George David Clark teaches creative writing and literature in the honors college at Valparaiso University. His first book, Reveille, won the Miller Williams Prize and his recent poems can be found in new issues of Alaska Quarterly Review, The Antioch Review, The Believer, Blackbird, FIELD, The Missouri Review, The Southwest Review, The Yale Review and elsewhere, as well as online at Verse Daily and Poetry Daily. He is the editor of 32 Poems and lives in Indiana with his wife and their two young children.

Since winning Southwest Review’s Morton Marr Poetry Prize in 2008, Lisa Huffaker’s poems have been published in Southwest Review, Poet Lore, Measure, Southern Poetry Review, Mezzo Cammin, The Texas Observer, and Southern Humanities Review, which recently nominated her for the Pushcart Prize. Lisa’s primary background is classical singing; she holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory, and has sung with The Dallas Opera since 1999. She currently teaches creative writing at Yavneh Academy of Dallas.

Danielle Sellers is from Key West, FL. She has an MA from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and an MFA from the University of Mississippi where she held the John Grisham Poetry Fellowship. Her poems have appeared in River Styx, Subtropics, Smartish Pace, The Cimarron Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. Her first book, Bone Key Elegies, was published by Main Street Rag. She teaches English at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, Texas.

Glenn Shaheen received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and currently lives in Michigan, where he is a doctoral candidate at Western Michigan University and is a founding editor of Matter: A Journal of Political Poetry and Comment. His book of poems, Predatory, won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize and was the finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award. It is available from the University of Pittsburgh Press. He is also the author of the chapbook of flash fiction, Unchecked Savagery, available from Ricochet Editions. His second collection of poetry, Energy Corridor, is forthcoming from the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2016. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, The New Republic, Subtropics, and elsewhere.

 


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