A Kansas City Reading Series


Saturday, November 9th, 7pm, KCAI Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice (1819 Grand Blvd. KCMO)

Clayton Adam CLARK lives in Saint Louis, his hometown, where he works as a public health research scientist and volunteers for River Styx magazine. His debut poetry collection, A Finitude of Skin, won the 2017 Moon City Poetry Award and was published by Moon City Press in November 2018. His poems have recently appeared in Poetry Daily, The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. He earned the MFA in creative writing at Ohio State University and is studying clinical mental health counseling at University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Judith ROITMAN’s books are No Face (First Intensity Press) and Roswell (theenk Books); her most recent chapbook is Provisional (dancing girl press). Her work has appeared most recently in Equalizer, the tiny, December, Galataea Resurrects, E.Ratio, YEW, Futures Trading, Eleven Eleven, and Otoliths. She lives in Lawrence, KS.

Chris TONELLI is a founding editor of the independent poetry press Birds, LLC and co-director of the NC Book Festival. For thirteen years, he has hosted the So & So Reading Series, and he edits the online So & So Magazine. He works in the Libraries at NC State University and co-owns So & So Books in downtown Raleigh, where he lives with his wife Allison and their kids Miles and Vera. He is the author of five chapbooks and two full-length poetry collections, most recently Whatever Stasis (Barrelhouse Books).