The InKY Reading Series
March 8, 2019
THE BARD'S TOWN RESTAURANT
Megan Pillow Davis is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop in fiction and is currently a doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky’s English Department. Her work has appeared, among other places, in Electric Literature, SmokeLong Quarterly, Memoir Mixtapes, and Mutha Magazine, has been featured in Longreads, and is forthcoming in Collective Unrest, Jellyfish Review, Pithead Chapel, Longleaf Review, and X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine. She has also been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for Best Small Fictions. Megan is currently revising her debut novel, which was a semifinalist for the YesYes Books First Fiction Open Reading Period, and she has begun work on her second book. She is also currently completing her dissertation, an examination of the American freak show and its literature. Megan has received fellowships from Pen Parentis and the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and she recently completed a residency with the Ragdale Foundation. She was named a finalist for The Baltic Writing Residency's Kentucky Writers Fellowship for 2018. Megan lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her family.
Alessandra Lynch is the author of three books, most recently Daylily Called It a Dangerous Moment, chosen by The New York Times as one of the ten best books of poetry of 2017, and a finalist for the LA Book Awards. She has received several fellowships, including residencies at Yaddo and the Macdowell Colony. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Massachusetts Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Currently she is Poet-in-Residence at Butler University in Indianapolis.