Small Press Reading
Rachelle Toarmino, Christina Vega-Westhoff, and O'Connor fellows Gbenga Adesina and Annie Vitalsey will be reading their work published by small presses.
Rachelle Toarmino is the founding editor in chief of Peach Mag and author of That Ex (forthcoming from Big Lucks in 2020) and Feel Royal (b l u s h, 2019).
Christina Vega-Westhoff is a poet, translator, aerialist, and teaching artist living in Buffalo, NY; her first book, Suelo Tide Cement, won the 2017 Nightboat Prize for Poetry.
Gbenga Adesina is a Nigerian poet whose work has appeared in Narrative, Prairie Schooner, Washington Square Review, Vinyl, Brittle Paper and Ploughshares. He has received fellowships and scholarships from the Poets House, the Norman Mailer Center, the Fine Arts Work Centre, Provincetown, the Open Society Foundation in Goree Island, off the coast of Senegal, Callaloo at Oxford and New York University where he received his MFA and held the Starworks and Goldwater Fellowships. He was a joint winner of the 2016 Brunel International Poetry Prize, the 2017 Hugh J. Luke Award from Prairie Schooner, and the 2019 Palette Poetry Spotlight Award.
Annie Vitalsey is a fiction writer whose stories have appeared in Reed Magazine, Bennington Review, Pacifica Literary Review, Menacing Hedge, Spilled Milk Magazine, Watershed Review, and elsewhere.
Tuesday, April 14 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Case-Geyer Library, 560
Case-Geyer Library, 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA