Tuesday, July 18, 2006

7/18: Samuel Amadon, Stephanie Anderson, and Shafer Hall

Please join us on Tuesday, July 18, at 7:00 p.m. in the Anchor Bar’s Mermaid Room for the next installment of the Ordinary Evening Reading Series, featuring the following excellent poets:

Samuel Amadon is from Hartford. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the American Poetry Review, American Letters & Commentary, The Canary, Denver Quarterly, LIT, New England Review, Verse and elsewhere. He is the author of the chapbook Advice for Young Couples from H_ng M_n B__ks. He will be a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown in 2006-2007.

Stephanie Anderson was born in Berkeley, California and raised (mostly) in Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from the University of Chicago. In the Particular Particular was the winner of the 2006 Diagram chapbook contest and will be published by New Michigan Press in the fall. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming from American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, LIT, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Typo. She lives in New York City.

Shafer Hall is a senior editor for Painted Bride Quarterly and is the curator of the Frequency Reading Series. Some of his chapbooks have been published by Rust Buckle and Half Empty/Half Full. Some more will be published by Big Game and B54. His first full-length book, Never Cry Woof, will be published in January by No Tell Press. He is only a spearfisherman in his wildest dreams.