Writer’s Block Festival After Party: October 12, 2013

by Speak Social

Scurry over from the Axton Keynote Reading to join Speak Social at Garage Bar for the official after party of the Louisville Writer’s Block Festival, featuring poets Ada Limón, Nickole Brown and Erin Keane. Grab yourself a drink, settle in, and be sure to stick around to hang after the reading.

When: 8:00PM
Where: Garage Bar
700 E. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202

ADA LIMÓN is the author of three collections of poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals including, Harvard Review, Poetry Daily, and The New Yorker. She is currently a judge for the 2013 National Book Award and is at work on a new book of poems, a novel, and a book of essays.

NICKOLE BROWN’s books include her debut, Sister, a novel-in-poems, and her upcoming collection, Fanny Says, will be published by BOA Editions in 2015. She graduated from The Vermont College of Fine Arts and was the editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and the Kentucky Arts Council. She worked at the independent, literary press, Sarabande Books, for ten years and was the National Publicity Consultant for Arktoi Books. She has taught creative writing at the University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, and at the low-residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Murray State. Currently, she is the Editor for the Marie Alexander Series in Prose Poetry and lives in Little Rock, AR, where she is the Assistant Professor of poetry at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

ERIN KEANE is the author of Death-Defying Acts and The Gravity Soundtrack, both from WordFarm. Her new collection of poems, Demolition of the Promised Land, is forthcoming from Typecast Publishing in February 2014. Recent work has appeared in Salon, Barrelhouse, PANK, and The Collagist. She’s the theater critic and arts reporter for WFPL, Louisville’s NPR station, where she founded and co-produces the fiction show Unbound.

There is no open mic for this event.

For questions, comments and submissions, please contact John James and Sarah Maddix at speaksocialky@gmail.com.

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