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Events and Readings

The Parlor Reading Series

February 2, Eileen G'Sell reads at 6:30 pm. G'Sell is the author of Life After Rugby, a collection of poetry. Her writing and cultural criticism appears frequently in Vice, Salon, Boston Review, Hyperallergic, The Rumpus, and various other publications.

March 9, Charif Shanahan reads at 6:30 pm. Shanahan is the author of Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing, which was named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and the Publishing Triangle's Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. His poems appear or are forthcoming in various journals, including New Republic, New York Times Magazine, PBS NewsHour, Poetry, and Prairie Schooner.

April 6, Monica Berlin reads at 6:30 pm. Berlin is the author of Nostalgia for a World Where We Can Live and, with Beth Marzoni, No Shape Bends the River So Long. Berlin's poems and nonfiction appear or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Zone3, Newfound, Colorado Review, and other journals.

April 27, Héctor Tobar reads at 6:30 pm. Tobar is the author of four books published in ten languages, including the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestseller: Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free. Héctor is also a contributing writer for the New York Times opinion pages and an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine. 

The Rush Reading Room

Come share your work and hear your peers share theirs.

February 16, 6:30pm-8:00pm- Open Genre Reading

April 6, 6:30pm-8:00pm- Flash Fiction Workshop

Readings begin at 6:30 pm. They're held in the Building 10 Parlor. Refreshments abound, books are sold, and in-depth Q&As follow.