Pegasus Reading Series: Jenkins, Kay, Peak, Pryor

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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
7PM

Kettle Art
2650-B Main St
Dallas 75226

We’re pleased to present four amazing authors for you this month.

Currently a PhD student in Humanities with a Creative Writing Focus at the University of Texas at Dallas, Mark Allen Jenkins is the former Editor-in-Chief for Reunion: The Dallas Review. His poetry has appeared in Memorious, minnesota review, South Dakota Review, Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio and is forthcoming in Gargoyle.

Les Kay is the author of The Bureau (Sundress, 2015) and Badass, which is forthcoming from Lucky Bastard Press in the fall of 2015. He holds a PhD with a focus on Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from the University of Miami, where he was a James Michener Fellow. His poetry has appeared widely in journals such as PANK, Redactions, South Dakota Review, Southern Humanities Review, Sugar House Review, Whiskey Island, and The White Review. He is also an Associate Editor for
Stirring: A Literary Collection. He lives in Cincinnati, teaching writing, and caring for three very small dogs.

Megan Peak is Poetry Editor at The Journal, the award-winning literary magazine at The Ohio State University. She lives in Columbus, Ohio while she finishes her M.F.A. in Poetry. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming from Blackbird, DIAGRAM, Four Way Review, Indiana Review, Muzzle, Ninth Letter, North American Review, PANK, The Pinch, Ploughshares, Sou'wester, Tupelo Quarterly, and Valparaiso Poetry Review, among others. She is originally from Aledo, TX. Find her at website. www.meganpeak.com

Caitlin Pryor's poetry is forthcoming or has appeared in Gulf Coast, Cold Mountain Review, Redivider, Nimrod, Faultline, The Mississippi Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of the Mississippi Review Prize, the Ron McFarland Prize for Poetry, and an Avery Hopwood Award. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, an MFA from The New School, and a PhD from The University of North Texas, where she worked as a teaching fellow and served as the Managing Editor of the American Literary Review. You can learn more about her work at caitlinpryor.com
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