September 6, 2023, 7:00 pm CDT
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Larry O. Dean was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. His numerous books include Frequently Asked Questions (forthcoming), Muse, Um (2022), Activities of Daily Living (2017), Brief Nudity (2013), Basic Cable Couplets (2012), Abbrev (2011), About the Author (2011), and I Am Spam (2004). He is also an acclaimed songwriter whose most recent release is Good Grief (2015).
Stevie Edwards holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of North Texas and an MFA in poetry from Cornell University. Stevie’s poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of poetry collections Quiet Armor (Northwestern University Press / Curbstone, 2023), Humanly (Small Doggies Press, 2015), and Good Grief (Write Bloody Publishing, 2012), as well as the chapbook Sadness Workshop (Button Poetry, 2018). Edwards is currently the Poetry Editor of The South Carolina Review and a Lecturer at Clemson University. In recent years, she has been a recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from Sewanee Writers’ Conference and a VSC Fellowship from Vermont Studio Centers. Originally a Michigander, she now lives in South Carolina with her husband and a small herd of rescue pitbulls (Daisy, Tinkerbell, and Peaches).
Danika Stegeman LeMay’s second book, Ablation, is available from 11:11 Press starting November 1st, 2023. Her book Pilot (2020) was published by Spork Press. She’s a 2023 recipient of a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and recently spent a two-week residency in Marathon, TX outside Big Bend National Park.