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Reading: Dorothy Albertini and JoNelle Toriseva
October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Grab a drink and join us at Nox. Don’t miss this incredible reading by two extraodinary talents!
According to Ann Lauterbach, “Dorothy and Some Kittens, by Dorothy Albertini, is a kind of psychic calendar, brilliantly terse and horribly lucid. And, like all true fiction, it invents the real: ‘It seems familiar, but Dorothy doesn’t let that make her suspicious.’ A marvelous, astute chronicle of intimate estrangement.”
JoNelle Toriseva’s debut collection was recently selected by Shane McCrae for the Saudade poetry prize.
About the Readers:
Dorothy Albertini received her MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts in 2008. Her work appears in Fence Magazine, Aufgabe, H_ngm_n, Drunken Boat, Tantalum, the Brooklyn Rail, and NANO Fiction, where she was the winner of the first annual NANO fiction contest. She’s been a Fellow at the MacDowell Arts Colony, Ucross Foundation, and Blue Mountain Center. She is the author of Dorothy and Some Kittens (Publication Studio 2016), and she lives and writes in Kingston, NY.
JoNelle (J.R.) Toriseva’s work has appeared in, or is forthcoming, from The North American Review, Salt Hill, The Literary Review, The Saranac Review, The Cincinnati Review, Descant, and JACKET, among others, and included in Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sound from City Lights, and Best Canadian Poetry in English. She is the recipient of the Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry from Cutbank. Barbed Water, chosen by Shane McCrae, will be published in 2016 as the winner of Saudade’s annual poetry contest. Serving as the Director of English and Communication Arts, and an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY-GCC, Toriseva has also taught for Mills College, California Poets in the Schools, San Francisco WritersCorps, and Literary Arts of Portland, Oregon