Hosted by Courtney Marie and Sebastian Paramo, Pegasus Reading Series was founded in 2014 by Robert Torres and Sebastian Paramo. Now independently run by working artists, our aim is to bring together writers from the Southwest and beyond.
Join us for an evening of words with Sean Enfield (Denton, TX), Matthew Pitt (Fort Worth, TX), Tatiana Ryckman (Austin, TX), and Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam (Denton, TX).
SEAN ENFIELD is a writer and educator based out of the Denton. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in English-Literature. He has had work featured on NPR’s All Things Considered as a part of their Three Minute Fiction Contest and published in Vine Leaves, F®iction Online, and Poetry Quarterly. His piece, “Paper Shackles,” is forthcoming through Lunch Ticket.
A native of St. Louis, MATTHEW PITT currently teaches Creative Writing in Fort Worth, where he is an Assistant Professor at TCU. This August, Engine Books published his second book, These Are Our Demands. His earlier collection of fiction, Attention Please Now, won the Autumn House Prize, and was later a finalist for the Writers’ League of Texas Book Award. Individual stories appear in Cincinnati Review, Epoch, Oxford American, Conjunctions, Southern Humanities Review, and The Southern Review, are anthologized in collections by The Saturday Evening Post and Best New American Voices, are cited in several “Best Of” volumes, and have won awards from the New York Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Mississippi Arts Commission, Bronx Council on the Arts, and Bread Loaf, Sewanee and Taos Writers’ Conferences.
TATIANA RYCKMAN was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the author of I Don’t Think of You (Until I Do), and two chapbooks of prose, Twenty-Something and VHS and Why it’s Hard to Live. Tatiana has been an artist is residency at Yaddo, Arthub, and 100W. She is the Editor of Awst Press and Assistant Editor at sunnyoutside press. More at Tatianaryckman.com.
BONNIE JO STUFFLEBEAM is a writer, gardener, and craftsperson from Denton. Her fiction and poetry has appeared in over 40 magazines both literary and speculative such as Hobart, Masters Review, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Everyman’s Library’s Monster Verse. She has been a finalist for the Nebula Award and Selected Shorts’ Stella Kupferberg Memorial Prize. With her partner Peter Brewer, she released her audio fiction-jazz collaborative album Strange Monsters in April 2016. You can find her online at www.bonniejostufflebeam.com or on Twitter @BonnieJoStuffle.