Pegasus Reading Series: Abushanab, McLemore, Rocha.

Join us for this month’s edition of Pegasus Reading Series.

About us: Pegasus Reading Series was founded and curated by the poets Robert Torres and Sebastian Paramo in 2014. When Torres left in 2015, Courtney Maries joined Sebastian to host & curate the series. In 2016, both poets joined forces to organize and curate Deep Ellum Lit Hop.

The mission of Pegasus Reading Series is to bridge together literary communities and writers in Dallas and across the nation.

ILIANA ROCHA earned her PhD in English Literature and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University. Her work has been featured in the Best New Poets 2014 anthology, as well as The Nation, RHINO, Blackbird, and West Branch. Karankawa, her debut collection, won the 2014 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and is available through the University of Pittsburgh Press. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma and lives with her three chihuahuas Nilla, Beans, and Migo.

CHAD ABUSHANAB’S poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best New Poets 2017, Birmingham Poetry Review, Ecotone, Southern Poetry Review, Measure: A Journal of Formal Poetry, Shenandoah, The Hopkins Review, Unsplendid, and 32 Poems, among others. He currently lives in Lubbock, Texas where he is a doctoral candidate in literature and creative writing at Texas Tech University, as well as an associate editor at Iron Horse Literary Review and the poetry editor at Arcadia. He is a two-time Pushcart nominee.

T.J. MCLEMORE lives and teaches in Fort Worth, Texas. His poems and interviews have appeared in Crazyhorse, Prairie Schooner, Michigan Quarterly Review, Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere.

WHEN: April 25th at 7 PM.
WHERE: Deep Vellum Books, 3000 Commerce St.

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