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Pegasus Reading Series: Corinth, Gill, Jones, and Ryan

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Welcome to our spring season. Join us for this month’s edition of Pegasus Reading Series. This month we feature Alexandra Corinth, Callie Gill, Allyson Jones, and Sara Ryan.

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, Ashley Mag Gabbertt joined to co-host.

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

Alexandra Corinth is a disabled writer and artist based in DFW. Her chaplet, Deus Ex Diagnosi, was published by Damaged Goods Press in 2019. She is the featured writer for Kissing Dynamite: A Journal of Poetry for the month of May 2019. Her poem, “Intrigue” was chosen as a top 10 winner of the Writer’s Garret’s 2019 Common Language Project: Transformation. Her work has appeared in Barren Magazine, Entropy, and SWWIM, among others. She is also an editorial assistant for the Southwest Review. You can find her online at typewriterbelle.com.

Callie Gill graduated with a Bachelors degree in English Literature from The University of Texas at Arlington and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry from Texas State University. She’s the former Managing Editor of Front Porch Journal and has several erasures forthcoming in the anthology, Erase the Patriarchy. She currently lives in Dallas, Texas with her partner and fat calico.

Allyson Jones is a creative nonfiction writer living and working in Denton, Texas, where she is completing a Ph.D. in creative writing at the University of North Texas. Her writing has been published in such journals as The Rumpus, Bluestem, and The Mayo Review. She is currently at work on a memoir.

Sara Ryan is the author of the chapbooks Never Leave the Foot of an Animal Unskinned (Porkbelly Press) and Excellent Evidence of Human Activity (The Cupboard Pamphlet). She was the winner of the 2018 Grist Pro Forma Contest, and her work has been published in or is forthcoming from Anomaly, Pleiades, DIAGRAM, Booth, Prairie Schooner, and others. She is currently pursuing her PhD at Texas Tech University.

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