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Potions, Poltergeists, & Prose: A Halloween Reading (Online)

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a virtual evening of haunting poetry and prose. Featuring Madeline Anthes, Maura Lee Bee, K.B. Carle, Shannon Frost Greenstein, Ash Miranda, Christina Rosso, Kailey Tedesco, and Lauren D. Woods. Costumes suggested!
Friday, October 30th 7pm EST via Zoom
Suggested $5 Donation
Proceeds will go to the readers
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Shannon Frost Greenstein is the author of “More.”, a poetry collection from Wild Pressed Books. She is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, a Contributing Editor for Barren Magazine, and a former Ph.D. candidate in Continental Philosophy. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, X-R-A-Y Lit Mag, Cabinet of Heed, and elsewhere. Follow her at shannonfrostgreenstein.com.
Kailey Tedesco is the author of She Used to be on a Milk Carton (April Gloaming Publishing), Lizzie, Speak, and FOREVERHAUS (both White Stag Publishing). She is a senior editor for Luna Luna Magazine, and she teaches an ongoing course on the witch in literature at Moravian College. You can find her work featured or forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly, Fairy Tale Review, The Journal, Electric Literature, Black Warrior Review, and more. For further information, please visit kaileytedesco.com.
Lauren D. Woods lives in Northern Virginia with her two young kids, hamster, and a lizard. She works in international relations by day and writes when she can. Her fiction and essays have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Lit Hub, Hobart, The Forge Literary Magazine, and other journals.
Madeline Anthes is a writer from Cleveland, Ohio. Recently, she won the Barren Magazine Flash Fiction Award, had an Editor’s Choice pick in CRAFT Magazine’s flash fiction contest, and was a finalist for the SmokeLong Quarterly flash fiction award. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best Microfiction, Best Small Fictions, and her flash has been longlisted for Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions. She is the Assistant Editor of Lost Balloon and her first collection, Now We Haunt This Home Together, was published in May, 2020.
Christina Rosso is a writer and bookstore owner living in South Philadelphia with her bearded husband and rescue pup. She is the author of SHE IS A BEAST (APEP Publications, 2020), a chapbook of feminist fairy tales. Her first full-length collection CREOLE CONJURE is forthcoming from Maudlin House. Her writing has been nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. For more information, visit http://christina-rosso.com or find her on Twitter @Rosso_Christina.
Maura Lee Bee (she/they) is a queer, LatinX writer based out of New York City. Her writing has previously been published in Yes Poetry, Newtown Literary, and L’Éphémère Review. Her first book, “Peter & the Concrete Jungle” was published by Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. She was also recently nominated for a Pushcart prize. When she isn’t busy dismantling an otherwise oppressive system, she enjoys reading books, baking pies, and screaming into the void.
K.B. Carle lives and writes outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the Associate Editor at Fractured Lit. and Editor at FlashBack Fiction. Her stories have appeared in The Offing, Mineral Litmag, CRAFT Literary, CHEAP POP, Jellyfish Review, and have been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize. She can be found online at http://kbcarle.com or on Twitter @kbcarle.
Ash Miranda is a Latinx poet from Chicago. Their work has been previously featured by the Cotton Xenomorph, Memoir Mixtapes, Witch Craft Mag, MAKE magazine and other publications. You can get a copy of their recent chapbook, dolores in spanish is pain, dolores in lolita is a girl, from Glass Poetry Press. Ash tweets far too much and would love to be your friend on Twitter (@dustwhispers).


October 30
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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A Novel Idea
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