107 N College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
First Sunday Prose Reading & Open Mic
Guest readers are: Amy Cornell, James Dorr and Lisa Shanahan.
Thomas Gallery (107 N. College; on the square)
The Thomas Gallery is tucked in the little entry patio that belongs to Darn Good Soup. Walk boldly in as though you were heading for soup- -and then look to your right.
We’ll post signs.
Come early to sign up for Open Mic!
Amy L. Cornell is an active participant in programs at Women Writing for (a) Change and on the board of the Writing for a Change Foundation. In addition to local freelancing, she has written a community column for the Herald-Times in Bloomington, Indiana. Along with Lauren Bryant, she co-edited the anthology Women With Wings. Amy co-leads circles at the Monroe County Corrections Center and leads creative writing and memoir circles at the Poplar Grove Schoolhouse. This summer she will lead a women’s writing retreat at St Meinrad’s Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Indiana. Amy writes poetry, creative non-fiction, novels, blog posts, book reviews, short stories, and loves to hear other’s tell stories both real and imagined.
James Dorr’s THE TEARS OF ISIS was a 2013 Bram Stoker
Award® nominee for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. Other books include STRANGE MISTRESSES: TALES OF WONDER AND ROMANCE, DARKER LOVES: TALES OF MYSTERY AND
REGRET, and his all-poetry VAMPS (A RETROSPECTIVE). His latest book, out last year from
Elder Signs Press, is a novel-in-stories, TOMBS: A
CHRONICLE OF LATTER-DAY TIMES OF EARTH.
Lisa Clay Shanahan is the author of Murder by the Book and Murder Masterpiece in her Boston Publishing House Mystery Series. She is currently a freelance writer and a candidate for an M.F.A. in creative writing in the Sewanee School of Letters. Lisa grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee; graduated from Vanderbilt University; and worked in publishing in Boston and as a freelancer in Ithaca, New York, for many years. She moved to Bloomington three years ago with her husband, Jim, the dean of The Media School at Indiana University.