Thursday, January 19, 2017
Cervena Barva Press Reading Series, Thursday, January 26th
CERVENA BARVA PRESS STUDIO
At The Arts for the Armory
Basement, Room B8
191 Highland Avenue
Cervena Barva Press Reading Series
Reading and Book Launch
On Broad Sound by Rusty Barnes (Nixes Mate Books, 2016)
Grand Slam: A Coming of Eggs Story by Timothy Gager (Big Table Publishing, 2016)
Featuring: Rusty Barnes | Timothy Gager
Rusty Barnes grew up in rural northern Appalachia. He received his B.A. from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and his M.F.A. from Emerson College. His poetry, fiction and nonfiction have appeared in over two hundred journals and anthologies. His flash fiction appears in Best Small Fictions 2015, edited by Tara Masih and Robert Olen Butler. Ridgerunner is his last novel. On Broad Sound, his book of poetry, is published by Nixes Mate Press.
Timothy Gager is the author of twelve books of short fiction and poetry. His latest Grand Slam: A Coming of Eggs Story (Big Table Publishing) is his second novel. He's hosted the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts since 2001 and was the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival. He has had over 400 works of fiction and poetry published and of which eleven have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio. Timothy is the Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review and has edited the book, Out of the Blue Writers Unite: A Book of Poetry and Prose from the Out of the Blue Art Gallery. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker.