302 S College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47403
Last Sunday Poetry Reading & Open Mic
Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
With guest poets: Nancy Chen Long and Karen George
Following the two guest readers there is an Open Mic.
This event is FREE.
There is FREE parking in the back.
Nancy Chen Long is the author of Light into Bodies (University of Tampa Press, 2017), winner of the Tampa Review Poetry Prize. She is the grateful recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing fellowship and a writer residency at Ox-Bow School of the Arts. Her work was selected as the winner of the 2019 Poetry Society of America Robert H. Winner Award and has been featured in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Indiana Humanities. You’ll find her current work in Ninth Letter, Pleiades, Smartish Pace, The Adroit Journal, Tar River Poetry, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She works in Research Technologies at Indiana University.
Karen George is author of five chapbooks, most recently an ekphrastic collaborative chapbook,Frame and Mount the Sky (Finishing Line Press, 2017), and two poetry collections from Dos Madres Press, Swim Your Way Back (2014) and A Map and One Year (2018). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Valparaiso Poetry Review, Adirondack Review, Louisville Review, Naugatuck River Review, Sliver of Stone, and Still: The Journal. She received grants from Kentucky Foundation for Women and Kentucky Arts Council, and holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University. She reviews poetry at Poetry Matters blog: http://readwritepoetry.blogspot.com/, and is co-founder and fiction editor of the online journal,Waypoints: http://www.waypointsmag.com/. She retired from computer programming to write full-time. She lives in Florence, Kentucky, and enjoys photography and visiting museums, historic river towns, mountains, parks, and gardens.