THE WAVES are coming together again for our last event in the overwhelming joy of our first year. Join us at Press Street‘s Antenna Gallery 3718 Saint Claude Avenue Thursday, May 14th, 7PM (please note the change of date for those of you still clutching your sea monster flyers from January).
Our last reading for the year features all local writers:
Michael Jeffrey Lee
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
Michael Jeffrey Lee is the author of Something in My Eye, a collection of stories. His fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, The Collagist, Indiana Review, among others. He teaches at NOCCA.
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers is the author of the poetry collection CHORD BOX (University of Arkansas Press, 2013), finalist for the Miller Williams Prize and the 2014 Lambda Literary Award. Her poems appear in Boston Review, The Missouri Review, FIELD, Guernica, Washington Square Review, and others; her nonfiction has appeared on The Rumpus. She was a 2012-2014 Kenyon Review Fellow, and now lives in New Orleans, where she teaches at Tulane and the Bard Early College.
Sara Slaughter lives in New Orleans where she teaches Creative Writing at Lusher Charter School. Her work has recently appeared in New World Writing, The Cortland Review, and PANK. Her first chapbook, UPRIVER, was published by Press Street Press in 2014.
Julia Carey’s work can be found in the journals Psychopomp, Dudley Review, Mason’s Road and Tiferet, as well as the anthologies Louisiana in Words and New Orleans: What Can’t Be Lost. A winner of the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Prize in Poetry, she has also enjoyed nominations for a Pushcart Prize and the AWP Intro Journals Project. Along with teaching at Bard Early College and Xavier University, she slings drinks at the Delachaise wine bar on St. Charles Ave and cultivates her toddler’s love of books.
David Schneider is a student at LSU and a graduate of the Creative Writing program at Lusher Charter School.