Readings by poet, essayist, and memoir writer Paul Christensen, poet Jenny Browne, and short story writer Andrew Porter.
When: Friday, May 9, 6:30 – 8 pm
Where: Gemini Ink, 513 S. Presa
For more information: Call 210.734.9673
Event is free and open to the public.
Paul Christensen is the author of West of the American Dream: An Encounter with Texas (Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2001), and Strangers in Paradise: A Memoir of Provence (Wings Press, 2007.) His personal essays have appeared in Antioch Review, Southwest Review, Connecticut Review, and The Texas Observer. Christensen teaches creative writing and is coordinator of the writing program at Texas A&M University.
Jenny Browne has published three volumes of poetry, Glass (Pecan Grove Press), At Once (University of Tampa), and The Second Reason (University of Tampa). She recently completed the James Michener Fellowship program at the University of Texas in Austin, and has joined the faculty of Trinity University.
Andrew Porter is the author of the short story collection, The Theory of Light and Matter, which won the 2007 Flannery O’Connor Award in Short Fiction and will be published in Fall 2008. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Porter is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the 2004 W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts, a James Michener-Paul Engle Fellowship, an Iowa Teaching/Writing Fellowship, a Tennessee Williams Scholarship and a Helene Wurlitzer Fellowship. He currently lives in San Antonio, where he teaches creative writing at Trinity University.