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B R N H S Presents: This Series is NOT on Netflix S2 (Pilot EP).

  • 1464 East 105th Street Cleveland, OH, 44106 United States (map)

Third Space Action Lab (1464 E 105TH st)
doors open: 7.
show begins: 7:30.

ur emcee:
Andrew Wehmann

the readers:
Michelle Peñaloza is author of Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, which won the 2018 Hillary Gravendyk National Poetry Prize. She is also the author of two chapbooks, landscape/heartbreak (Two Sylvias, 2015), and Last Night I Dreamt of Volcanoes (Organic Weapon Arts, 2015). Her work can be found in places like Prairie Schooner, upstreet, Pleiades, and Third Coast. She is the recipient of fellowships from the University of Oregon, Kundiman and Hugo House as well as the Scotti Merrill Emerging Writer Award for Poetry from The Key West Literary Seminar. Michelle has also received scholarships from Lemon Tree House, Caldera, Vermont Studio Center, VONA/Voices, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, among others. The proud daughter of Filipino immigrants, Michelle was born in the suburbs of Detroit, MI and raised in Nashville, TN. She now lives, farms, and writes in rural Northern California.


Nikki Zielinski’s poems appear in Best New Poets, Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, Bellingham Review, Meridian, Southern Humanities Review, Sou’Wester, Vinyl, Birmingham Poetry Review, PANK, New Madrid, and elsewhere. Since completing her MFA at the University of Oregon, she has received prizes, residencies, and scholarships from such organizations as Djerassi, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Ohio Arts Council, Bridport Arts Centre, Vermont Studio Center, and Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, as well as recent Pushcart and Forward Prize nominations. A freelance writer and editor, she lives in Cleveland.


Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books), and he has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Artist Trust, and the Hugo House. He was awarded the 2017 Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, and his poems have recently appeared in the Boston Review, Ploughshares, Pinwheel, Iowa Review, Conduit, Warscapes, and other journals. Originally from coastal Maine, Bill now lives in Seattle, where he is Senior Editor at Poetry Northwest. He teaches at Hugo House, the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars, and Edmonds Community College.


Mila Jaroniec is the author of Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover and the chapbook Coney Islands. Her work has appeared in Playboy, Hobart, Joyland, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, PANK and Teen Vogue, among others. She earned her MFA from The New School and teaches fiction at Catapult.


Earlier Event: September 28
Michelle Peñaloza & Jonterri Gadson