Reading w/ Margaret Chapman and John Lowther @ So and So Books, 704 N. Person ST, Raleigh, 12/13, 8pm
Margaret Patton Chapman is the author of the novella-in-flash Bell and Bargain, published by Rose Metal Press in 2014 as part of the collection My Very End of the Universe. Her very short fiction has appeared in Wigleaf, The Collagist, Diagram, and the anthology The Way We Sleep, among others. She received her MFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and taught fiction at The Iowa Summer Writers’ Festival and as a Visiting Professor at Indiana University South Bend. She is prose editor for decomP magazine, and lives in Durham, NC. You can find more of her work at margaretpattonchapman.com
Michael Leong’s most recent book of poetry is Cutting Time with a Knife (Black Square Editions, 2012). His chapbook Fruits and Flowers and Animals and Seas and Lands Do Open will be published in 2015 by the Burnside Review Press. He currently teaches in the low res B.F.A. Program at Goddard College and will join the English Department at The University at Albany, SUNY as an Assistant Professor in August.
John Lowther’s work appears in the anthologies, The Lattice Inside (UNO Press, 2012) and Another South: Experimental Writing in the South (U of Alabama, 2003). Held to the Letter, co-authored with Dana Lisa Young is forthcoming from Lavender Ink. John works in video, photography, paint and performance. He’s writing a dissertation to reimagine psychoanalysis as grounded in the lives of intersex and transgender people so as to broaden our appreciation of subjective possibility.