Events

Reading: Michelle Y. Burke, Rachel Hall, and Douglas Watson


Location: Nox Cocktail Lounge

Enjoy a cocktail and hear brilliant writers read their work. What more could you ask for on a chilly January evening? This night promises to be one that will inspire and enrich you.

Michelle Y. Burke is the author of the poetry collection Animal Purpose, winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Hopkins Review, Lake Effect, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Rachel Hall is the author Heirlooms, which was selected by Marge Piercy for the G.S. Sharat Chandra book prize. Hall’s recent work appears in Natural Bridge, Bellingham Review, Guernica Daily, LiHub, and Lilith, which awarded her the 2015 fiction prize. She teaches creative writing and literature at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she holds two Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence—one in teaching and one for her creative work.
Douglas Watson is the author of a novel, A Moody Fellow Finds Love and Then Dies, and a book of stories, The Era of Not Quite, winner of the BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize. His short fiction has appeared in McSweeney’s, One Story, Tin House, and other publications. He lives in Massachusetts.

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