Wednesday, October 20, 2010

WMU's THIRD COAST Celebrates 15 Years

Celebrating 15 years of Third Coast magazine and the release of our Fall 2010 issue with readings, live music, and refreshments!

Date: Saturday, November 6th, from 7-9pm
Location: Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Suite 103A, Park Trades Center, 326 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI

Featuring readings by Austin Bunn, Monica Berlin, Nancy Eimers, and William Olsen, and original music by Joe Gross:

AUSTIN BUNN – Austin Bunn’s full-length plays and solo pieces have been performed and developed variously, including works at The New Harmony Project, Iowa New Play Festival, University of Oregon EcoDrama Festival, The Lark NYC, Playwrights’ Theatre of NJ, and others. His non-fiction and fiction writing have appeared in Best American Fantasy, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The New York Times Magazine. He teaches at Grand Valley State University.

MONICA BERLIN – Monica Berlin’s recent poems have appeared in DIAGRAM, Rhino, and New Orleans Review, among others. In Spring 2009 she won the Thomas R. Hruska Memorial Nonfiction prize from Passages North. Berlin in an Associate Professor at Knox College.

NANCY EIMERS – Nancy Eimers’ fourth poetry collection, Oz, is forthcoming in winter 2011 from Carnegie Mellon University Press. She teaches creative writing at Western Michigan University and at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

WILLIAM OLSEN - William Olsen has four collections of poetry, including Avenue Of Vanishing. A fifth collection, Sand Theory, will be brought out by Northwestern University Press April 2011. He has won fellowships from Breadloaf, the NEA, and the Guggenheim. He teaches at Western Michigan University, where he edits New Issues Poetry and Prose.

Third Coast, a national literary magazine based at Western Michigan University, is edited entirely by WMU graduate and undergraduate students. Works first published in Third Coast have recently been selected for The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize - Best of the Small Presses series, Best New Poets, and The Best American Poetry Series.

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