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Poetry & Prose Reading: Wendy Rainey & Suzanne O'Connell

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Poetry & Prose
& OPEN MIC!

Featuring
Wendy Rainey &
Suzanne O'Connell

Sat. Jan 27th @ 5pm

  Suzanne O’Connell is a poet and clinical social worker living in Los Angeles. Her recently published work can be found in Poet Lore, American Chordata, Alembic, Forge, Juked, Existere, Crack The Spine, and Pennsylvania English. O’Connell was nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Her first poetry collection, “A Prayer For Torn Stockings,” was published by Garden Oak Press in 2016.

Suzanne O’Connell is a poet and clinical social worker living in Los Angeles. Her recently published work can be found in Poet Lore, American Chordata, Alembic, Forge, Juked, Existere, Crack The Spine, and Pennsylvania English. O’Connell was nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Her first poetry collection, “A Prayer For Torn Stockings,” was published by Garden Oak Press in 2016.

  Wendy Rainey's poem, "Girlie Show" (published by  Chiron Review ) received a Special Mention for work published by small presses in the  2016 Pushcart Prize   XL Best of the Small Presses . She is the author of  Hollywood Church: Short   Stories and Poems  (Vainglory Press, 2015). A selection of her short stories is featured in Hiram Sims' textbook,  These Pages Speak  (World Stage Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in  Rusty Truck ,  Silver Birch Press ,  Chiron Review , and  Dryland Literary Journal  among other places. She is the founding poetry editor of  Cultural Weekly  and a contributing poetry editor in  Chiron Review .

Wendy Rainey's poem, "Girlie Show" (published by Chiron Review) received a Special Mention for work published by small presses in the 2016 Pushcart Prize XL Best of the Small Presses. She is the author of Hollywood Church: Short Stories and Poems (Vainglory Press, 2015). A selection of her short stories is featured in Hiram Sims' textbook, These Pages Speak (World Stage Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in Rusty TruckSilver Birch PressChiron Review, and Dryland Literary Journal among other places. She is the founding poetry editor of Cultural Weekly and a contributing poetry editor in Chiron Review.

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Later Event: February 24
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