A Kansas City Reading Series


Sunday, December 2nd, 2pm
at Cara & Cabezas Contemporary (1714 Holmes St., KCMO 64108)

FREE! But please support the writers by buying their books!

 Timothy BRADFORD’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals including 42opus, Bombay Gin, CrossConnect, DIAGRAM, Drunken Boat, ecopoetics, H_NGM_N, Mudlark, No Tell Motel, Poems & Plays, and Upstairs at Duroc, and his first collection, Nomads with Samsonite, was published by BlazeVOX [books] in 2011. In 2005, he received the Koret Foundation’s Young Writer on Jewish Themes Award for his novel-in-progress based on the history of the VĂ©lodrome d’Hiver, and from 2007 to 2009, he was a guest researcher at the Institut d’Histoire du Temps PrĂ©sent in Paris. Currently, he is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University and lives with his wife, two sons, and an ever-changing menagerie just outside of Oklahoma City.

Grant Matthew JENKINS, Associate Professor of English, teaches contemporary literature and creative writing at the University of Tulsa.  He has published two books of poetry, Joy of God and Other Series (Blackbird, 2003) and the most recent in collaboration with Cheryl Pallant, Morphs (Cracked Slab 2009). His poems appear in Birddog, Cannibal, Sugar Mule, Syntax, Action Yes, and Big Bridge. Other creative projects include animated digital poetry, with image and sound, and can be found online at Turbulence.org andYouTube

Born and raised in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Stacy KIDD earned a BA in Letters and Classics from the University of Oklahoma and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas, where she held the Walton Fellowship in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in several journals including Boston Review, Colorado Review, Columbia, Eleven Eleven, The Iowa Review, National Poetry Review, and Witness. She is the author of two recent chapbooks: A man in a boat in the summer (Beard of Bees Press, 2011) and About Birds (Dancing Girl Press, 2011) as well as the forthcoming book of poetry Red House Over Yonder. A former Writer-in-Residence at Art 342 in Fort Collins, CO, she currently is finishing her PhD in English from the University the Utah and teaches at Tulsa Community College.