Join River Styx for the release party of Issue 98!
The evening includes the first glimpse of Issue 98, local brews of Urban Chestnut, camaraderie of friendly folk, and delightful readings from four writers. For more details please see our event page.
July 10th from 6 to 8 p.m.
Urban Chestnut in the Grove
4465 Manchester Ave.
Tickets are $15 and include appetizers. Be one of the first 30 people and receive a free drink voucher!
Aaron Coleman is the author of Threat Come Close (Four Way Books, 2018) and St. Trigger (Button Poetry, 2016), which won the 2015 Button Poetry Prize. A Fulbright Scholar and Cave Canem fellow from Metro-Detroit, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, The Cincinnati Review, Fence, River Styx, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. A former high school teacher in Madrid and Chicago, he’s currently focusing on translation and black diaspora studies in Wash U’s comparative literature PhD program.
Kathryn Nuernberger was born in St. Louis. She earned a BA from the University of Missouri, an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and a PhD from Ohio University. She is the author of The End of Pink (BOA Editions, 2016), which received the 2015 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, given to recognize a superior second book of poetry by an American poet. She is also the author of Rag & Bone, which won the Antivenom Prize from Elixir Press and was published in 2011. Her honors include fellowships from The American Antiquarian Society, The Bakken Museum, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Nuernberger teaches creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, where she also serves as the director of Pleiades Press.
Rosalie Moffett is a writer and teacher from Eastern Washington. She received her MFA in poetry from Purdue University and has been awarded the Discovery/Boston Review Prize, and the Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. Her poems and essays have appeared in Tin House, The Believer, FIELD, Narrative, kenyon Review, Agni, Ploughshares, and other magazines, as well as the anthology “Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets.” She lives in Athens, Georgia.
Tim Lane is an Ignatz Award-nominated graphic novelist whose books include Abandoned Cars (2008) and The Lonesome Go (2014), both published by Fantagraphics Books. His work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Best American Comics 2017, The Outlaw Bible of American Art, and We Told You So: Comics as Art.