A Kansas City Reading Series


Saturday, February 23rd, 7pm at The Writers Place (3607 Pennsylvania Ave, KCMO 64111) FREE!

Daniel BORZUTZKY is the author of The Book of Interfering Bodies (Nightboat, 2011); The Ecstasy of Capitulation (BlazeVox, 2007) and Arbitrary Tales (Ravenna Press, 2005). His translations include Raúl Zurita's Song for his Disappeared Love (Action Books, 2010) and Jaime Luis Huenún's Port Trakl (Action Books, 2008), among others. His work has been anthologized in, among others, A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years (Fence Books); Seriously Funny (University of Georgia Press, 2010); and Malditos Latinos Malditos Sudacas: Poesia Iberoamericana Made in USA (El billar de Lucrecia, 2010). Journal publications include BOMB, Fence, Denver Quarterly, Conjunctions, Chicago Review, TriQuarterly, and many others. Chapbooks include Failure in the Imagination (Bronze Skull, 2007) and One Size Fits All (Scantily Class Press, 2009). His poems have been translated into Spanish, Bulgarian, French, and Turkish. He lives in Chicago.

Ted KRITIKOS grew up on a farm in Kansas. His stories have appeared in NOON.

Suzanne SCANLON is the author of Promising Young Women (Dorothy 2012), a collection of fragmented narratives revolving around the lives of young women in an experimental mental health clinic. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Iowa Review, The American Scholar, DIAGRAM, BOMB Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other places. Her writing on theater, teaching, mothering, and travel has appeared in Poets & Writers, The American Scholar, Time Out Chicago and other places.