Gulf Coast Reading September W/ Hadara Bar Nadav

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Gulf Coast Journal says
The Gulf Coast Reading Series makes its glorious return to Rudz with this stellar lineup!

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s newest book of poetry, The New Nudity, is forthcoming from Saturnalia Books in 2017. She is the author of Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margie Book Prize. She is also author of two chapbooks, Fountain and Furnace (Tupelo Press, 2015), awarded the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, and Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press 2010), awarded the Midwest Poets Series Prize. In addition, she is co-author of the best-selling textbook Writing Poems, 8th ed. (Pearson/Longman, 2011). Hadara is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Josie Mitchell is in her second year of her MFA at the University of Houston. As an undergraduate, she attended the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where she received a BFA in Creative Writing. Before moving to Houston, she worked as a preschool teacher in Dalian, China, where her Chinese name translated to "Dumpling". Josie is from San Diego, California, and is at work on a novel set there.

Georgia Pearle is an alumna of Smith College and holds an MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry, from Lesley University. Her work has appeared in Crab Creek Review and Women’s Studies Quarterly, among others. She was runner-up for the 2014 Maureen Egen Exchange Award from Poets and Writers as well as a recent finalist for a fellowship with the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. A former coordinator of the VIDA Count, she is now the Online Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast, a creative writing instructor for Inprint Houston and Writers in the Schools, and a doctoral teaching fellow in Creative Writing and Literature, Poetry, at the University of Houston.

Joshua Foster earned his MFAs (F/NF) from the University of Arizona and is currently a PhD student in University of Houston’s Literature & Creative Writing program. He’s been the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, a grant from the Idaho Commision on the Arts, and his most recent publication, the essay “Bring on the Spins” (Tin House #62)--was listed as a Notable Work in the anthology Best American Essays 2015. His stories and essays have appeared in the magazines Fugue, South Loop Review, Hawk & Handsaw, among others. He is editor for the journals Gulf Coast, TheDiagram.com, and Terrain.org. Josh draws much of his material from life in rural southeastern Idaho, where he worked as a laborer for many years on his family’s farm and ranch.
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