January 31 - Backwater's Press January Reading at Gallery 1516

Posted by nicole on Jan 1st 2018

We'll be selling books at the Backwater's Press's January reading! This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30pm. Arrive early to check out the book cart, sip on wine, and enjoy cookies and cupcakes. 


Information about the readers:

Maria Nazos' poetry, translations, and lyrical essays are published in The New Yorker, The Tampa Review, The Mid-American Review, The North American Review, The Florida Review, The Southern Humanities Review, The Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. She is the author of A Hymn That Meanders, (2011 Wising Up Press) and the chapbook Still Life, (2016 Dancing Girl Press). Her work has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and scholarships from The Sewanee Writers' Conference and Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. A Great Plains Fellow attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's PhD program, she studies and teaches creative writing. She can be found at www.marianazos.com.

AE Stueve is a writer living in Omaha, NE. He holds an MFA from the University of Nebraska, where he was the recipient of the Wendy Fort Foundation Prize for exemplary work in fiction. Since graduating he has had several short stories, essays, and poems published in print and online. He is the author of four novels and has edited several others as well as the literary magazine Midnight Circus. His opinions and lilting voice can be heard on the semi-weekly podcast Teachers Talking TV.

Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novel Kings of Broken Things and a collection of short fiction, Bad Faith. His work has appeared in Best New American Voices, Southern Review, Kenyon Review, Cincinnati Review, and Boulevard, and has been recognized with an AWP Intro Journals Award, a Marianne Russo Award from Key West Literary Seminar, and a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude. A graduate of the MFA program at Creighton University, he currently teaches writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Come out and browse all the wonderful books on their mobile book cart before and after the reading.

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