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Pegasus Reading Series: Cure, Morton, Peak, and Zihuatanejo

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Deep Vellum Books

Join us for this month’s edition of Pegasus Reading Series. This month we feature Logen Cure, Matt Morton, Megan Peak, and Joaquin Zihuatenejo.

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 Marie joined Sebastian to host & curate the series. In 2016, both poets joined forces to organize and curate Deep Ellum Lit Hop. In 2018, Mag Gabbert joined to co-host.

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

Logen Cure is the author of three poetry chapbooks:  Still, Letters to Petrarch, and In Keeping. She’s an editor for Voicemail Poems. She curates Inner Moonlight, a monthly reading series at The Wild Detectives in Dallas. She serves as an English faculty member at Tarrant County College and earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She lives in Texas with her wife and daughter.

Matt Morton received his MFA from the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars, and he is a Robert B. Toulouse Doctoral Fellow at the University of North Texas. His poetry has appeared in AGNI, Gettysburg Review, Harvard Review, Tin House Online, and elsewhere. His work has received support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and, most recently, a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Megan Peak received her MFA in Poetry from The Ohio State University, where she was Poetry Editor at The Journal. She is the author of Girldom (Perugia Press). Her poems have appeared in Blackbird, Indiana Review, Ninth Letter, Pleiades, Ploughshares, and Verse Daily, among others. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas with her partner and son. Read more about Megan and her poetry at www.meganpeak.com.

Joaquín Zihuatanejo was awarded the 2017 Anhinga Press-Robert Dana Prize for Poetry. His new collection, Arsonist, will be published by Anhinga Press in September of 2018. His work has been featured in Prairie Schooner, Sonora Review, Huizache, and Southwestern American Literature among other journals and anthologies. Joaquín received his MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Joaquín has two passions in his life, his wife Aída and poetry, always in that order.

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