John Findura is the author of the poetry collection Submerged (Five Oaks Press, 2017). He holds an MFA from The New School, an M.Ed. in Professional Counseling, and is currently a doctoral student at New Jersey City University studying Educational Technology Leadership. His poetry and criticism appear in numerous journals including Verse, Fourteen Hills. Copper Nickel, Pleiades, Forklift Ohio, Sixth Finch, Prelude, and Rain Taxi. Since 2009 he has been the Writing Center Supervisor at Bergen Community College and he also practices as a board certified psychotherapist who works with adolescents. A guest blogger for The Best American Poetry, he lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and daughters.

The InKY Reading Series

January 11, 2019  

THE BARD'S TOWN RESTAURANT

7:00 PM

Willie Davis's fiction has appeared in The Guardian, The Kenyon Review, At Length, and The Berkeley Fiction Review among other places. He is the winner of the Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize and the Katherine Anne Porter Prize. He received a scholarship from The Bread Loaf Writers Conference and a Fellowship from The Kentucky Arts Council. A native of Whitesburg, Kentucky, Willie earned graduate degrees in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University and The University of Maryland and has taught English and Creative Writing at The University of Maryland, Kentucky State University, Georgetown College, and The Carnegie Center.​ His debut novel is Nightwolf, published by 7.13 Books. 

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