Pegasus Reading Series: Milazzo, Talbot, Winter, and Sarah Ruth

What: Pegasus Reading Series
When: October 28, 7 pm
Where: Kettle Arts Gallery, 2650 Main St. (Deep Ellum)
Hosted by: Sebastian Paramo and Courtney Marie

Pegasus Reading Series is a monthly series presented by WordSpace showcasing writers in the North Texas area and beyond.

Joe Milazzo is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie (Jaded Ibis). His poetry collection The Habiliments is forthcoming from Apostrophe Books. His writings have appeared in The Collagist, Drunken Boat, H_NGM_N and Black Clock (among others), and are forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Tarpaulin Sky, and Whiskey Island. Joe co-edits the online interdisciplinary arts journal [out of nothing] and is also the proprietor of Imipolex Press. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, and his virtual location ishttp://www.slowstudies.net/jmilazzo/.

Jill Talbot is the author of Loaded:  Women and Addiction, the co-editor of The Art of Friction:  Where (Non) Fictions Come Together, and the editor of Metawritings:  Toward a Theory of Nonfiction. Her work has appeared in journals such as Brevity, DIAGRAM, Ecotone, The Paris Review Daily, The Normal School, and The Rumpus. Her memoir, The Way We Weren’t, was published by Soft Skull Press in July and two of the essays in it were were named Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2014 and 2015. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of North Texas, the nonfiction editor for BOAAT, and the fiction editor for High Desert Journal.

Kathleen Winter is the author of Nostalgia for the Criminal Past (Elixir Press) winner of the Antivenom Prize and the 2013 Bob Bush Memorial Award for a first book of poems. She is the Fall 2015 Dobie Paisano Fellow, selected by the University of Texas and Texas Institute of Letters. She has been awarded fellowships at the Dora Maar House, Ménerbes, France; James Merrill House; Cill Rialaig Retreat; Prague Summer Program and Vermont Studio Center. Her poems have appeared in Tin House, AGNI Online, The New Republic, Memorious, Field, Gulf Coast and Poetry London. Winter grew up in San Antonio and teaches at Napa Valley College.

MUSICAL GUEST:

Sarah Ruth grew up in West Texas. She studied vocal studies and electroacoustic composition at the University of North Texas. She has performed solo, as well as in the bands Cerulean Giallo, They Say the Wind Made Them Crazy, and Violent Squid. Her solo-debut album is called Words On The Wind on Pour Le Corps.

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