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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

river highland combo presents pelegrin



Highland Coffees, Thursday, February 17 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Alison Pelegrin
Alison is the author of "Big Muddy River of Stars," winner of the Akron Poetry Prize; as well as "The Zydeco Tablets"; and three prize-winning chapbooks, most recently Voodoo Lips and Squeezers. Individual poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily and The Writer's Almanac. She ...earned an MFA from the University of Arkansas, and is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Her profile on the NEA website is here:http://www.nea.gov/features/writers/writersCMS/writer.php?id=07_23

Vincent Cellucci
Vince is the author of "An Easy Place/To Die," newly out from CityLit. His poetry and reviews have appeared in Exquisite Corpse, the New Orleans Review, and moira. He received his MFA in Poetry from LSU and runs River Writers, another Baton Rouge reading series.

Lindsey Hopton
Lindsey has published poems in Cresent City Review and has work forthcoming in Delta Journal. She is a creative writing student at LSU and an employee of Highland Coffees.

Michael Glaviano
Michael is the author of the split letterpress chapbook "Careful/The People Collider" from Violet Hour Press with Tommy Jacobi. He is an undergraduate at LSU, and His poems have appeared in Whiskey Island and Strange Machine. He has a tumblr: http://glvno.tumblr.com/


PLUS AN OPEN MIC GUERRILLA READING AT THE GREEK AMPHITHEATRE. BRING SOMETHING TO READ!


If you are interested in reading at the Highland Coffees Reading Series, send a small selection of your work to highlandreading@gmail.com.

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Alison Pelegrin is the author of Big Muddy River of Stars, winner of the Akron Poetry Prize; as well as The Zydeco Tablets; and three prize-winning chapbooks, most recently Voodoo Lips and Squeezers. Individual poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily and The Writer's Almanac. She earned an MFA from the University of Arkansas, and is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Presently teaching English at Southeastern Louisiana University, she lives in Mandeville, Louisiana with her husband, Bryan Davidson, and their two young sons, Ben and Sam.

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