THE WAVES KICKOFF READING

We are so excited to launch The Waves Reading Series on  Thursday, August 28th, coinciding with the 2nd annual True Colors exhibit at Antenna Gallery!

When: 8/28/14. 7:00 PM

Where: 3718 St. Claude

Who: An all-local lineup. We’re here to celebrate our new queer multigenerational space-time. Readings by:

Chanel Clarke, Tyler Gillespie, Elizabeth Gross, Madeleine LeCesne, Megan Ann McHugh, Kay Murphy, Brad Richard, Anne Marie Rooney, Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Spencer Silverthorne,  and Dynte Moore! 

About the readers: 

Anne Marie Rooney is the author of Spitshine, as well as two chapbooks.

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers was born in a hailstorm, is the author of the poetry collection Chord Box, and lives on a street named Desire.

Tyler Gillespie is a pale Floridian whose writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Rolling Stone, Salon, NPR, and PANK, among other places.

Madeleine LeCesne is a senior at Lusher School and a writer in the Certificate of Artistry Program, directed by Brad Richard.

Elizabeth Gross throws her poems around and recently some have landed in LEVELER, Painted Bride Quarterly, B O D Y, and the upcoming Queer South anthology from Sibling Rivalry Press.

Spencer Silverthorne is a MFA candidate in poetry at the University of New Orleans.

Chanel Clarke is a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers and has had poems published in Anti-, Flag and Void, Smoking Glue Gun, and Hayden’s Ferry Review.

Brad Richard directs the creative writing program at Lusher Charter School, has published three books and two chapbooks, and is working on, among other things, a manuscript titled Reconstructions.

Megan Mchugh, who recently completed her MFA at UNO, is a garden teacher with the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, and also grows/designs flowers at the flower farm and design studio, Pistil and Stamen.

Dynte Moore is a student at Bard College. 

Kay Murphy is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans. Her poetry and essays have been published far and wide.