Pegasus Reading Series: Carlson, Myers, Skelton, & Steinorth

Join Mag Gabbert and Sebastian Paramo as they host four writers for this month’s Pegasus Reading Series!

Named Best Poetry Night by the Dallas Observer in 2015!

Nancy Naomi Carlson has authored 10 titles (6 translated). An Infusion of Violets (Seagull Books, 2019), her second full-length poetry collection, was named a “New & Noteworthy” poetry title by the New York Times. A recipient of grants from the NEA and the Maryland Council for the Arts, her work has appeared in APR, The Georgia Review, The Paris Review, and Poetry. She is an associate editor for Tupelo Press.

Heather Myers is from Altoona, Pennsylvania. She has an MFA from West Virginia University and is a PhD student in creative writing at the University of North Texas. Her work has appeared in Puerto Del Sol, Palette Poetry, Reservoir, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2018 AWP Intros Awards.

Rose Skelton is currently working on Homescar, a collection of linked short stories set on an island in Scotland, where she is from. The collection-in-progress won the Larry Levis Fellowship for Fiction in 2018. Stories from this collection have been published in Waxwing and Four Way Review and in 2018 were nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Rose has been a writing fellow at the Vermont Studio Center and at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and has an MFA in fiction from Warren Wilson College. She was previously a freelance journalist in west Africa, working for the International Herald Tribune, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, and others, and she still trains investigative journalists in Africa. In 2018 she gave up the Scottish island for a life in the US where she writes and teaches fiction.

Jennifer Sperry Steinorth is a poet, educator, collaborative artist, & licensed builder/designer. She has never quite recovered from a torrid affair with dance. Her poetry has appeared in Alaska Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Colorado Review, The Journal, jubilat, Michigan Quarterly Review, Mid-American Review, Poetry Northwest, Sixth Finch, Quarterly West & elsewhere. A chapbook, Forking The Swift, was published in 2010. Her full-length collection, A Wake with Nine Shades, a finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk Prize, the Barrow Street Prize and Press 53 open read, was published by Texas Review Press in 2019.


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