Nancy Chen Long is the author of Light into Bodies (University of Tampa Press, 2017), winner of the Tampa Review Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing fellowship, a writer residency at Ox-Bow School of the Arts, and a scholarship at the Provincetown Fine Arts Center. You’ll find her recent work in Third Coast, The Southern Review, The Adroit Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Ninth Letter, Pleiades, Alaska Quarterly Review, Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, and elsewhere. As a volunteer with the local Writers Guild, she coordinates a reading series and works with others to offer free poetry workshops to the public. She reviews poetry books and interviews poets at Poetry Matters, as well her personal blog. She has a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology and an MBA, worked as an electrical engineer, software consultant, and project manager, and more recently earned an MFA at Spalding University. She works in Research Technologies at Indiana University.

The InKY Reading Series

April 12, 2019


7:00 PM

James Markert lives with his wife and two children in Louisville, Kentucky. He won an IPPY Award for The Requiem Rose, which was later published as A White Wind Blew. He is the author of The Angels’ Share, All Things Bright and Strange (starred review, Library Journal), What Blooms from Dust (starred review, Booklist), and the forthcoming Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel (April, 2019) James has written screenplays for independent films, was a USPTA tennis pro, and has coached dozens of kids who've gone on to play college tennis in top conferences like the Big 10, the Big East, and the ACC.

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