Join us for this month’s edition of Pegasus Reading Series on January 25th.
This month, Sebastian and Courtney host the poets Trista Edwards, editor at Luna Luna and the Till the Tide, an anthology of mermaid poetry; Caitlin Pryor, winner of the Littoral Press Poetry Broadside contest and assistant poetry editor at Pleiades; and Jacob Shores-Arguello, his second collection of poems is called Paraíso and was the inaugural winner of the Cantomundo Prize.
TRISTA EDWARDS holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of North Texas. She is also the curator and editor of the anthology, Till The Tide: An Anthology of Mermaid Poetry (Sundress Publications, 2015). She is currently working on her first full-length poetry collection but until then you can read her poems at The Journal, Mid-American Review, 32 Poems, Birmingham Poetry Review, The Boiler Journal, Sou’wester, Queen Mob’s Tea House, and more. She writes about travel, ghosts, and poetry on her blog, Marvel + Moon. Trista is a contributing editor at Luna Luna Magazine.
CAITLIN PRYOR’S poetry, fiction, and nonfiction has appeared in Pleiades, Gulf Coast, Public Pool, Boxcar Poetry Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Entropy, and elsewhere. She is currently seeking publication for her first full-length collection of poetry. She currently teaches English and cultivates everyday magic in Denton, TX.
JACOB SHORES-ARGUELLO is a Costa Rican American poet and fiction writer. He is the author of In The Absence of Clocks, which was awarded the 2011 Crab Orchard Series Open Competition, judged by Yusef Komunyakaa. Jacob is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Ukraine, the Dzanc Books ILP International Literature Award, The Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship in Provincetown, the Djerassi Resident Artist’s Fellowship, and the Amy Clampitt residency in Lenox, MA. His second book Paraíso was selected for the inaugural CantoMundo Poetry Prize. He will be a 2018/019 Hodder fellow at Princeton university. His work appears in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Guernica, and The Journal.