Monday, December 01, 2014

Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery 12.2, 7PM

Tuesday, December 2, at 7PM Brews + Prose joins forces with the NEOMFA program in creative writing to present Caryl Pagel, the new director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center, with NEOMFA graduate student writers Couri Johnson and Natasha Rodriguez-Carroll. We hope to see you at Market Garden Brewery to celebrate our last reading of 2014, and also to hear some more about plans for next year.

More about this month's authors: 

Caryl Pagel is the author of two collections of poetry: Twice Told and Experiments I Should Like Tried At My Own Death. Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Jacket2, and The Mississippi Review, among other journals, and she is currently at work on a collection of essays. Caryl is the co-founder and editor of Rescue Press, a poetry editor at jubilat, and the Director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center.

Couri Johnson is a Youngstown native currently in her last year of the NeoMFA. Through her fiction she typically sets out to use fantastic or supernatural elements to explore social issues. She's fond of ghosts, and monsters, and reimaginings. She has had work published in Deimos eZine, Aphelion and Decades Review, among others.

Natasha L. Rodriguez-Carroll is a graduate student in the NEOMFA consortium and a former Wick Poetry Center Fellow. She has a BA in Spanish from Kent State University. Her poems have appeared in Jenny, Black Feminist Manifesto, Luna Negra, and the Speak Peace Traveling Exhibit. Natasha lives in Kent, Ohio, with her husband and daughter.

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