Friday, January 12, 2007

Sat. Feb. 10, 2007. 7pm: Sandy Florian, Sommer Browning & Julie Doxsee


Sandy Florian was born in New York and raised in Latin America. She is of Colombian and Puerto Rican descent. She holds an MFA from Brown University's Creative Writing Program in Fiction. At Brown, she was the recipient for the Francis Mason Harris Award for best book-length manuscript written by a woman. She was also the recipient of the New Voices Sudden Fiction Prize in Cambridge. She is currently pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her work appears in the following journals: Indiana Review, Bombay Gin, Shampoo, La Petite Zine, Washington Square Review, 14 Hills, elimae, New Orleans Review, eratio, Tarpaulin Sky, Gargoyle, 42 Opus, Copper Nickel, Upstairs at Duroc, Word For/Word, Segue, Versal, Horse Less Review, Identity Theory, The Encyclopedia Project, Elixir, dANDelion, The Brooklyn Rail, and others.

Read her poems
here,
here,
here,
& here.



Sommer Browning writes poems & draws comix in Brooklyn, New York. Her poems can or will soon be found at spork, The New York Quarterly, Forklift, Ohio, word for/word and elsewhere. Visit her comix at Asthma Chronicles &, if you're ever in Brooklyn, the poetry reading series she hosts at Pete's Candy Store.

Read her poems
here,
here
& here


Julie Doxsee received her MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002. After graduation she held adjunct positions at Columbia College and Loyola University Chicago before moving to Denver in 2004 to become an instructor and PhD candidate in the English department at the University of Denver. With the completion of two manuscripts in late 2005, her poems have appeared recently in over twenty-five journals, including Aufgabe, Fourteen Hills, and Tarpaulin Sky. A chapbook, The Knife-Grasses, and a book, Undersleep (Winter 2007/2008) are forthcoming from Octopus Books.

Read her poems
here,
here,
here
& here.

2 comments:

With Hammer And Tong...The LetterShaper said...

As a poet, and an avid reader, I have to say that I very much enjoyed my leisurely stroll through your blog...it was time well spent; entertaining and enlightening. I invite you to visit my own, if you like...

Sommer said...

i'm excited!