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A Kansas City Reading Series

HADARA BAR-NADAV, ELIZABETH CLARK WESSEL & JOHN GALLHER

Wednesday, October 17th, 7pm

at Cara & Cabezas Contemporary (1714 Holmes St., KCMO, 64108)
Free! But please support the writers by buying their books!

Hadara BAR-NADAV is the author of A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margie Book Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and Lullaby (with Exit Sign), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize (forthcoming from Saturnalia Books, 2013). Her chapbook, Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press, 2010), was awarded the 2009 Midwest Poets Series Award. She is currently Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. 


Elizabeth CLARK WESSEL is a founding editor of Argos Books & recently became co-editor of Circumference: Poetry in Translation. Her poems and translations have appeared in DIAGRAM, A Public Space, Guernica, Sixth Finch, Lana Turner Journal, Jacket2, The Laurel Review, and elsewhere. She is the winner of the Bennett Poetry Prize at Columbia University, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets. She was born and raised in western Nebraska, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY, where she works as a translator.



John GALLAHER is the author of the books of poetry, Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls, The Little Book of Guesses, and Map of the Folded World, as well as the free online chapbook, Guidebook from Blue Hour Press, and, with the poet G.C. Waldrep Your Father on the Train of Ghosts, BOA, 2011. His next book will be the book-length essay-poem In a Landscape, coming out in 2015 from BOA. Other than that, he's co-editor of The Laurel Review and GreenTower Press.