Sunday Reading Series, Tran, Hong, & Nethercott

Sunday Reading Series

Tran, Hong, & Nethercott

Sun · April 21 2019

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm (event ends at 8:30 pm)

Free!

This event is 21 and over

Sunday Reading Series
Sunday Reading Series
Sunday Reading Series: Poetry, Prose, & Cocktails is a monthly, free reading series, hosted by Simone Muench. It occurs on the 3rd Sunday of each month (with occasional substitutions) from 6:30PM-8:30PM at Hungry Brain located at 2319 W. Belmont Ave in Chicago, IL.

Doors at 6:30 | Event at 7:00 | Free | 21+
Tran, Hong, & Nethercott
Vu Tran was born in Vietnam and raised in Oklahoma. His first novel, Dragonfish, was a NY Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Books of the Year. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award and an NEA Fellowship, and his short fiction has appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories, the Best American Mystery Stories, and other publications. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Black Mountain Institute in Las Vegas, he is currently a criticism columnist for the Virginia Quarterly Review and an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts at the University of Chicago.

Anna Maria Hong’s first poetry collection, Age of Glass, won the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Poetry Competition and was published in April 2018. Her novella, H & G, won the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Clarissa Dalloway Prize and was published by Sidebrow Books in May 2018. Her second poetry collection, Fablesque, won Tupelo Press’s Berkshire Prize and is forthcoming in early 2020. A former Bunting Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, she has published poetry, fiction, and essay in The Nation, The Iowa Review, Poetry, The Best American Poetry, and many other places. She joined the Literature faculty at Bennington College in July 2018.

GennaRose Nethercott’s book The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco/HarperCollins) was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series for 2017. She is also the lyricist behind the narrative song collection ModernBallads and is a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow. Her work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies including The Massachusetts Review, The Offing, and PANK, has she been a writer-in-residence at the Shakespeare & Company bookstore, Art Farm Nebraska, and The Vermont Studio Center, among others. A born Vermonter, she tours nationally and internationally composing poems-to-order for strangers on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter.
Venue Information:
The Hungry Brain
2319 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL, 60618
http://www.hungrybrainchicago.com/