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PPS: Homecoming

  • McQuixote Books & Coffee 1512 Portland Ave Louisville, KY USA (map)

Join us for an evening of allstar poets in celebration of the homecoming of Louisville treasure, Nathaniel Caleb Perry. On the bill for the evening are Charlene Ashley Taylor, Jake Curtis, Kiki Petrosino, Adam Day, Sean Patrick Hill, & Nathaniel Caleb Perry. The poetry will begin shortly after 7pm.


Charlene Ashley Taylor

Charlene Ashley Taylor is a recent graduate with a BA in English from the University of Louisville. She is a former editor for The White Squirrel and is a Mentor for the Sarabande Writing Labs. Ranging from horror to sexuality, her work has appeared in Aphelion Sci-fi Webzine, The Bitchin' Kitsch, Limestone Journal, Coe Review, Transcendent Zero Press, as well as the upcoming issues of The Bitter Oleander and Spry Literary Journal. Her first collection of poetry and fiction, titled Escapism (2015), is currently available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at Carmichael's Book Stores.

Jake Curtis

Jake Curtis graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor's Degree in English.  His works have been published in several smaller local zines and newspapers.  He plays in different bands around town, and works on new music constantly.  Currently, he is planning and working towards teaching English in Korea in Spring 2017.  He writes whenever he is able and enjoys taking part in all parts of the Louisville art scene.  He loves you all very much.

Kiki Petrosino

Kiki Petrosino is the author of two books of poetry: Hymn for the Black Terrific (2013) and Fort Red Border (2009), both from Sarabande Books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, The New York Times, FENCE, Gulf Coast, Jubilat, Tin House and elsewhere. She is founder and co-editor of Transom, an independent on-line poetry journal. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, where she directs the Creative Writing Program.

Sean Patrick Hill

Sean Patrick Hill is the author of three books of poems, including Hibernaculum and The Imagined Field. He was awarded an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council and a Zoland Poetry Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. He lives in Louisville.

Adam Day

Adam Day is the recipient of a 2010 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and is also the recipient of a 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has appeared in the Boston Review, Guernica, AGNI, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, APR, and elsewhere. He coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia, Scotland, and Kentucky.  

Nathaniel Caleb Perry

Nathaniel Caleb Perry is the author of three chapbooks: The Universe Is Listening, Intently (2011), ESTRANGE (2012), and All My Favorite People Are Sleeping (2015), available soon on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and  He currently teaches English as a Foreign Language (EFL) through the JET Program(me) in Kudoyama, Wakayama, Japan.  He holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Louisville.

Earlier Event: December 12
The White Squirrel
Later Event: March 24
Adult Spleling Be