February 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spoken Word Stage Series

Spoken Word Stage Series

Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
Drop a note to demand4poetry@gmail.com and we will send you the ZOOM link
watch LIVE on the Writers Guild at Bloomington Facebook page
6pm EST
authors Shannon Gibney & Ellen Birkett Morris
poet Jen Moore
& music from bassist Stephan Crump
Sponsored in part by the Indiana Arts Commission, Bloomington Arts Commission, and the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association – Indiana
SHANNON GIBNEY is an award-winning author of books of all kinds — from novels to anthologies to essays to picture books. She writes for adults, children, and everyone in-between. The through-line in all her work is stories that may have previously gone untold. Her books include “What God Is Honored Here: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color” (University of Minnesota Press, 2019); the young adult novel “See No Color,” and her most recent novel, “Dream Country” (Dutton, 2018). www.shannongibney.com
A native of Louisville, ELLEN BIRKETT MORRIS is the author of LOST GIRLS, a short story collection, and SURRENDER, a poetry chapbook. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Queens University – Charlotte. Her short stories have appeared in Antioch Review, Shenandoah, South Carolina Review, Upstreet, and elsewhere. www.ellenbirkettmorris.ink
JENNIFER MOORE was born and raised in Seattle. She is the author of “Easy Does It” (2021) and “The Veronica Maneuver” (2015), both from the University of Akron Press, and a chapbook of centos, “Smaller Ghosts” (Seven Kitchens Press, 2020). Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Bennington Review, Interim, The Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. An associate professor of creative writing, she currently serves as Director of the School for the Humanities and Global Cultures at Ohio Northern University and lives in Bowling Green, Ohio. www.jenmoorepoet.com
Memphis-bred, Grammy-nominated, Echo Award-winning bassist/composer STEPHAN GRUMP is an active bandleader with twelve critically-acclaimed album releases in addition to numerous film scoring contributions. Known for transforming his instrument into a speaking entity of magnetic pull, his focus on creative instrumental music has led to collaborations with many of the leading lights of his generation. www.stephancrump.com

Spoken Word Stage Series
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