Prairie Gold: An Anthology Of The American Heartland

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A reading with Marc Nieson, Philip Terman, T.C. Jones, Tess Wilson

Philip Terman is the author of five books of poetry, including Our Portion: New and Selected Poems (Autumn House, 2015), The Torah Garden (Autmn House, 2011), and Rabbis of the Air (Autumn House, 2007). His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Poetry Magazine, The Kenyon Review, The Georgia Review, The Sun Magazine, and 99 Poems for the 99 Percent. He’s a professor of English at Clarion University. As well, Terman directs the Spoken Art Reading Series, is co-director of the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival, and is the coordinator of The Bridge Literary Arts Center in Franklin, PA. On occasion, he performs his poetry with the jazz band The Barkeyville Triangle.

Marc Nieson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and NYU Film School. His background includes children’s theatre, cattle chores, and a season with a one-ring circus. His memoir SCHOOLHOUSE: LESSONS FROM THE HEARTLAND is forthcoming from Ice Cube Press (2016). Recent fiction is in Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction from a Small Planet (Press 53), Conjunctions, and Museum of Americana. Feature-length screenplays include SPEED OF LIFE, THE DREAM CATCHER, and BOTTOMLAND. He serves on the faculty of Chatham University, and is fiction editor of The Fourth River. He’s at work on a new novel, HOUDINI’S HEIRS.

T.C. Jones lives and writes in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the fiction editor at Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective and his fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Atticus Review, the Monarch Review, Straylight Magazine, Dos Passos Review, and others.

Tess Wilson is a Kansan who has transplanted herself into the hills of Pittsburgh while she pursues her MFA in Creative Writing. Her poetry has most recently appeared in Inscape Magazine and NEAT. In addition to editing and publishing the anthology This Time, she has served as an Associate Editor on the staff of The Fourth River. She collects large dictionaries and small rocks, and so far cannot get enough of Pittsburgh - its parks, its people, and its pierogies.
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By: East End Book Exchange