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All virtual season

October 10


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Ellen Birkett Morris is the author of the short story collection Lost Girls (2020) and Surrender, a poetry chapbook. Her work has appeared in journals including Shenandoah, Antioch Review, South Carolina Review and others. She was a finalist for the 2019 Rita Dove Poetry Prize, semi-finalist for the Story Quarterly Prize, and winner of the Bevel Summers Prize for fiction given by Shenandoah. Morris has an MFA from Queens University-Charlotte.

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Tony Brewer is a poet, event producer, voice actor, and live sound effects artist from Bloomington, Indiana. He is executive director of the Spoken Word Stage at the 4th Street Arts Festival and his books include: The Great American Scapegoat, Little Glove in a Big Hand, Hot Type Cold Read, and Homunculus. He also has work in the anthologies And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana and Writers Resist: Hoosier Writers Unite. He has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has made numerous recordings for The Linen of Words on WFHB community radio and The Poets Weave on WFIU public radio. He co-founded the first poetry slam in Indiana in 2001 and competed, coached, and toured with a team until 2006. Tony has been offering Poetry On Demand at coffeehouses, museums, cemeteries, churches, bars, and art and music festivals for over 10 years, and he is one-third of the poetry performance group Reservoir Dogwoods.

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