Tuesday, March 6, 2012
RIVER WRITERS PRESENTS: THE FERRARA / KLINE / RIVER / 3:13
/ readings by Gina Ferrara and Jonathan Kline
Join River Writers at 8pm on Tuesday March 13th at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux’s (214 Third Street) as we welcome two new wonderful readers to our stage for the first time! Just up the river from New Orleans, Gina Ferrara and Jonathan Kline will bring everything the river rivers rivering with them! This is an event not to be missed and a perfect start to a week of literary bliss for Baton Rouge as we roll into the festivities of Delta Mouth just two days later. Come out to hear and support these traveling poets and storytellers as they make their offerings to the river! Why would you not do this? Read more about our wonderful readers and their work here:
Gina Ferrara received her MFA from the University of New Orleans and teaches English at Delgado Community College. In 2006, her chapbook, The Size of Sparrows, was published by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including: The Poetry Ireland Review, The Briar Cliff Review, and Callaloo. She was awarded a grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation for her work in poetry and currently directs a monthly reading series for the New Orleans Public Library. Her book, Ethereal Avalanche, was published by Trembling Pillow Press in October of 2009. Her latest collection of poems, Amber Porch Light, will be published in 2013 by Wordtech Press.
Jonathan Kline grew up in northern Michigan. After receiving his MFA in Time Art from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, he moved to NYC and then New Orleans. His poems have been published in Tribes Magazine The Cooper Point Journal, Yawp, Cocktail, and The Maple St. Rag. Cds of his work include Conceptual Cowboy Yodeling , produced by H.O.M.E. Studio and Stories My Mother Told Me Never to Tell produced by Puppethead Productions. He was recently awarded a residency by the Santa Fe Art Institute and currently teaches visual art at a charter school in New Orleans.