Columbus: Four Way Books Fall Launch
Join us on Tuesday, September 13th at 7pm for the Four Way Books fall launch event. The event will feature readings from Four Way Books authors Grace Bonner, Jen Levitt, and Megan Staffel. Joining them for the reading is Ginger Murchison.
THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2016 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT
Grace Bonner holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. Round Lake, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title, is her first book of poetry. She is a MacDowell fellow, and the former Director of the 92Y Poetry Center. She has taught English and Creative Writing at the Pierrepont School and abroad. Her poems have appeared in The New Republic, The Paris Review, Parnassus, Poetry Daily, The Southampton Review and other publications. Her memoir, Ghost Tracks, is about inheritance, sibling rivalry, mental illness, and how the American prison-industrial complex stretched one fragile family to its breaking point. She is a mentor in PEN’s Prison Writing Program.
Jen Levitt received her MFA from NYU. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Tin House, Sixth Finch, The Literary Review, CutBank, No, Dear and elsewhere. She lives in New York City and teaches high school students. The Off-Season, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title, is her first book.
Megan Staffel lives in western New York State and Brooklyn. She is the author of two novels and two collections of short fiction. The Exit Coach, a Four Way Books Fall 2016 title, is her third collection. She teaches in the MFA program at Warren Wilson College.
Ginger Murchison earned her MFA from Warren Wilson College. Together with Thomas Lux, she helped found POETRY at TECH, where she served as associate director for five years and since as one of its Visiting McEver Chairs in Poetry. She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of The Frost Place, in Franconia, New Hampshire, a member of the conference faculty for the Palm Beach Poetry Festival and is Editor in Chief of the acclaimed Cortland Review. She has two grown children, Arienne and Jason, and lives with her husband Clyde Mynatt in Ft. Myers, Florida. Her poetry collection, a scrap of linen, a bone, was published by Press53 in 2016.