849 S Auto Mall Road
First Sunday Prose Reading and Open Mic
Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
Sponsored by Morgenstern Bookstore
Funded in part by the Indiana Arts Commission
The featured readers are: Abegunde and Wendy Teller
Morgenstern Books 849 S Auto Mall Road (the old Pier 1 Imports)
Come early to sign up for Open Mic!
Abegunde is a Memory Keeper, poet, ancestral priest, healing facilitator, and doula. Recently published work can be found online in If My Body Could Talk (Mouth): Black Women’s Digital Puzzle Project, North Meridian Review, and FIRE!!!; in the books The Eternal Year of African People and Theorizing Folklore from the Margins: Critical and Ethical Approaches; and in the exhibitions Keeper of My Mothers’ Dreams and Sister Song. Dr. Abegunde is a Cave Canem fellow and faculty member in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University Bloomington.
Wendy Teller writes fiction, memoir, and history. Her stories have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Naperville Sun, and Rivulets. Her story Dusting the Towels received the Richard Eastman Prose Award.Wendy’s books include Becoming Mia, a story of coming of age in the turbulent 1960s, and Hungarian Rhapsody, about a young woman who wants to follow her own dreams in the repressive culture of 1905 Hungary. The sequel to Hungarian Rhapsody, Hungarian Lament, will be finished any day now. Wendy and her husband, science fiction author Richard F. Weyand, live on a cliff in the woods near Bloomington, Indiana.
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