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Wordspace presents Pegasus Reading Series: Huynh, Redmond, Ryckman, and moth face

This month Courtney Marie and Sebastian Paramo host Amanda Huynh, winner of the AWP Intro Journal Project Award; Jim Redmond, author of Shirts or Skins, winner of the Heavy Feather Review chapbook prize; Tatiana Ryckman, author of VHS and Why It’s Hard to Live; and music from moth face!!

Amanda Huynh
AMANDA HUYNH is a native Houstonian living in Virginia. She attends the MFA Creative Writing Program at Old Dominion University. She was a finalist for the 2015 Gloria Anzaldúa Poetry Prize, and recently was a recipient for the 2016 AWP Intro Journal Project Award. Her work is published or forthcoming in the following journals: Tahoma Literary Review, Huizache, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Newfound Journal, and As/Us: Women of the World.

 

Jim Redmond
JIM REDMOND
received his MFA from the University of Michigan. He’s lived in Michigan for most of his life, but is currently a PhD candidate at the University of North Texas. Some of his poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Blackbird, BOAAT, Redivider, PANK, Diagram, and TYPO, among others. His chapbook, Shirts or Skins, won one of Heavy Feather Review’s chapbook prizes and was published as an insert in Heavy Feather Review 3.2.


Tatiana Ryckman

TATIANA RYCKMAN was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the author of the chapbooks Twenty-Something, and VHS and Why it’s Hard to Live. Her work has been published with Tin House, Everyday Genius, Entropy, and Hobart. More at www.tatianaryckman.com.


WordSpace presents Pegasus Reading Series: Aguilar, Craggett, Whalen, and Smooth Gravy


What: Pegasus Reading Series
When: May 25, 7 pm
Where: Kettle Arts Gallery, 2650 Main St. (Deep Ellum)
Hosted by: Sebastian Paramo and Courtney Marie

 

Leslie Marie Aguilar originally hails from the heartland of Texas. She has served as the Poetry Editor of Indiana Review and received her MFA from Indiana University. She is the recipient of a National Society of Arts and Letters Chapter Career Award, the David E. Albright Memorial Award, and the Washington Square Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Bellingham Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Ninth Letter, Rattle, Spillway, Sonora Review, and Southern Indiana Review among others. Her chapbook, Mesquite Manual, was published by New Delta Review in 2015. She is a Fine Arts Work Center fellow.

Courtney Craggett recently completed her doctorate in creative writing and Chicano/a literature at the University of North Texas, where she taught English and served as the American Literary Review’s Assistant Fiction Editor. Her own fiction appears in Mid-American Review, Washington Square Review, Juked, Word Riot, and Monkeybicycle, among others, and was featured on Ploughshares’ blog. Her reviews appear in American Microreviews and Interviews. Courtney lives, writes, and teaches in Denton, TX and is working toward finishing her novel and turning her dissertation, a collection of short stories, into a book.

Jennifer Whalen is Texas State University’s 2015-2016 writer-in-residence at the L.D. & LaVerne Harrell Clark House in Smithville, Texas. She served as the poetry editor for Front Porch Journal, and her poems can be found or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, New South, Day One, & elsewhere. She currently teaches college English & co-hosts the reading series Everything Is Bigger in Austin, Texas.

and Smooth Gravy!!


Pegasus Series: Octavio Quintanilla & Erica GDLR @Two Bronze Doors

WHAT: This month’s features will be Octavio Quintanilla, author of If I Go Missing and Erika GDLR.
WHEN:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7PM.
WHERE: Two Bronze Doors, 5732 Richmond Ave.

WordSpace  @ Two Bronze Doors presents, our third 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 Octavio Quintanilla and a local DFW poet.

Hosted by Sebastian Paramo & Robert Torres. 

We’re very excited to launch this event and to feature writers of both the page and stage!

 

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Octavio Quintanilla’s work has appeared in Salamander, RHINO, Alaska Quarterly Review, Southwestern American Literature, The Texas Observer, Texas Books in Review, and elsewhere. He is a CantoMundo Fellow and holds a PhD from the University of North Texas. Currently, he teaches Literature and Creative Writing in the MA/MFA program at Our Lady of the Lake University. He is a regular interviews contributor to Voices de La Luna: A Quarterly Poetry and Arts Magazine and author of the poetry collection, If I Go Missing (Slough Press, 2014).

Erica Granados De La Rosa also known as Erica GDLR is a spoken word poet, writer, MC, and community organizer. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Loyola University Chicago and an M.A. in Women’s Studies from Texas Women’s University where she published her thesis entitled “Up Next: The Epistemic Power of Spoken Word Poetry”. She has been invited to share her poetry around the country including The Prindle Institute for Ethics, Boston University, The Dallas Museum of Art, The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women, The Texas Democratic Convention, and TEDxUrsulineCollege. She was also the co founder and cohost of DFW’s first and only poetry radio show The Free Word on Deep Ellum On Air.

We invite the audience to participate in a short open mic of poetry or prose following the features.

*Open Mic spaces are limted to 7 slots and are limited to one or two page short poems (3-5 minutes) or two and half pages, double-spaced of prose (3-5 minutes).


Pegasus Series: Chloe Honum & Courtney Marie @ Two Bronze Doors

WHAT: Chloe Honum & Courtney Marie @ Two Bronze Doors. This month’s features will be Chloe Honum, author of The Tulip-Flame and Courtney Marie, curator of The Spiderweb Salon.
WHEN:
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7PM.
WHERE: Two Bronze Doors, 5732 Richmond Ave.

Presented by WordSpace & Two Bronze Doors, our second installment of The Pegasus Reading Series, a new monthly forum for poets and writers to showcase their work in the DFW area.

Hosted by Sebastian Paramo & Robert Torres. 

This month we showcase the work of Chloe Honum, author of The Tulip-Flame and Courtney Marie of The Spiderweb Salon.

Chloe Honum was born in Santa Monica, California, and was raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Southern Review, among other journals, and have been anthologized in Best New Poets 2008 and 2010. Her first book, The Tulip-Flame, was selected by Tracy K. Smith as winner of the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. She is a recipient of a 2009 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, as well as residencies from the MacDowell Colony, the Kerouac House, and Djerassi. She holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.F.A. from the University of Arkansas, where she directed the Writers in the Schools program. Currently, Chloe is a Helen Devitt Jones Fellow at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

Courtney Marie is an artist and writer currently residing in Denton, TX. She has had poems recently published with Literary Orphans, The Thing Itself, Black Sun Lit, and Spooky Girlfriend Press. She organizes the Spiderweb Salon arts collective in Denton.

We invite the audience to participate in a short open mic of poetry or prose following the features.

*Open Mic spaces are limted to 7 slots and are limited to one or two page short poems (3-5 minutes) or two and half pages, double-spaced of prose (3-5 minutes).

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+ Along Belmont Ave
+ lot directly next to Chichen Itza


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