WriterHouse partners with us this month for readings by Henry Hoke, Annie Kim, and Sharon Harrigan! Friday, February 17. 7:00pm, at the Bridge PAI (209 Monticello Road). Always free & open to the public. Refreshments at intermission.
Henry Hoke was a child in the South and an adult in New York and California. He authored The Book of Endless Sleepovers (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016) and Genevieves (winner of the Subito Press prose contest, forthcoming 2017). Some of his stories appear in The Collagist, PANK, Gigantic and Carve. He co-created and directs Enter>text, a living literary journal.
Annie Kim’s first poetry collection, Into the Cyclorama, won the 2015 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, Ninth Letter, Mudlark, Asian American Literary Review, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. A graduate of Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers, Kim is the recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Hambidge Center, and serves as an editor for DMQ Review. Kim works at the University of Virginia School of Law as the Assistant Dean for Public Service and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sharon Harrigan’s memoir, Playing with Dynamite: A Daughter’s Story will be published by Truman State University Press in 2017. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Narrative, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many other publications. She received the Joyce Horton Johnson Award from Key West Literary Seminar and the Kinder Prize from Pleiades. She teaches year-long memoir classes at WriterHouse.