& CARRIE GRINSTEAD
Hosted by Harold Abramowitz & Andrea Quaid
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Jess Arndt is a fiction writer and co-editor of the Brooklyn-based prose experiment, New Herring Press. Her action text Collective Body Possum toured with The Knife's Shaking the Habitual world tour and her writing has recently appeared in journals like Fence, Bomb, Aufgabe, Bone Bouquet and GLU Magazine. "Large Animals," her debut story collection, is coming out from Catapult Press in 2016. She lives in Los Angeles.
Krystal Languell was born in South Bend, Indiana. She is the author of the books Call the Catastrophists (BlazeVox, 2011) and Gray Market (1913 Press, 2016) and four chapbooks: Last Song (dancing girl press, 2014), Be a Dead Girl (Argos Books, 2014), Fashion Blast Quarter (Flying Object, 2014), and Diamonds in the Flesh (Double Cross Press, 2015). From 2011-2015, she conducted interviews with women poets, culminating in the publication of Archive Theft (Essay Press, 2015). Her poetry has been anthologized in Read Women (Locked Horn Press, 2015) and Best of the Web (Dzanc Books, 2010), and she has received a Poetry Project Emerge-Surface-Be fellowship (2013-2014) and a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council workspace residency (2014-2015). Development Director for Belladonna* Collaborative and publisher of the feminist poetry journal Bone Bouquet, Languell also works as a freelance bookkeeper for small presses and teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.
Carrie Grinstead works as a hospital librarian and lives in North Hollywood with her partner, Daniel, and Pickle, their rat terrier. Her short stories have appeared in several journals, most recently Pithead Chapel and Joyland.
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