TNY PRESENTS… A reading with Kazumi Chin, Kaitlyn Duling, Brent House, and Michelle Lin

Admission is $5 or free with potluck contribution.
Proudly sponsored by Mellingers Beer Distributor.
BYOB encouraged.

When: Thursday, March 19th, 8pm
Where: ModernFormations, 4919 Penn Ave. (in Garfield)

Also, pre-game drinks at Lou’s Little Corner Bar at 6:30!

Kazumi Chin is from El Cerrito, California. He is mostly a poet, but also a teacher. In his free time, he likes reading Julia Kristeva, playing SimCity, conversing with his bunny, Clarence, and listening to Ariana Grande, all the time, non-stop, forever.

Kaitlyn Duling is a transplant from Paxton, Illinois to Pittsburgh, where she manages the Storymobile program at Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of the Program in Creative Writing at Knox College, where she studied poetry. Her poems have found homes in IDK Magazine, Atlas and Alice, Catch Magazine, Wilde Magazine, Outrageous Fortune, and Naugatuck River Review.

Brent House, an editor for The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast and a contributing editor for The Tusculum Review, is a native of Necaise, Mississippi, where he raised cattle and watermelons on his family’s farm. Slash Pine Press published his first collection, The Saw Year Prophecies, and his poems have appeared in journals such as Colorado Review, Cream City Review, Denver Quarterly, The Journal, and Third Coast. New poems are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review and elsewhere.

Michelle Lin is a poet from Southern California. She studied creative writing at UC Riverside, where she served as editor for the journal Mosaic. As a former Gluck fellow, she held open mics and writing workshops. She was awarded the William Henry Willis and Birk Hinderaker Poetry Awards. Her community art project “Read Me. Thank You.” received the Chancellor’s Award for Undergraduate Excellence and Creative Work. A former poetry teacher for the LEAPs Summer Program and Young Writer’s Institute, she currently teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is an MFA student. Her latest work can be found in Phoebe, North American Review, and The Journal.

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