A Reading Series for Poets Under 35
The Marliave, 10 Bosworth St, Boston, MA 02108
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Our upcoming U35 Reading is Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m. at The Marliave in Boston, and features Jessica Fjeld, Josh Cook, and Lauren McCormick.



jessica_fjeld (1) Jessica Fjeld is the author of the chapbooks The Tide (2010) and On animate life (2006), a winner of the Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Jubilat, Poetry Magazine, the Boston Review, Conduit, Sixth Finch, Better: Culture & Lit, and H_NGM_N, among other journals. She received her MFA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and now lives in Boston, where she works as a lawyer.


joshcookimage (1)Josh Cook’s poetry has appeared in Epicenter Magazine, Lyrical Somerville, in Plume Poetry Anthology 2012 and 2013, and elsewhere. Other work has appeared in The Coe Review, The Owen Wister Review, Barge, apt literary magazine and other print and online journals. He was also a finalist for the 2011 and 2012 Cupboard Fiction Prize. He is a poetry reviewer for Bookslut.com, who featured his essay, “The Problem with American Poetry,” in Bookslut 100. Other criticism has appeared in The Millions and The Rumpus. He is a blogger, bookseller, and magazine buyer for Porter Square Books in Cambridge, and writes the books and culture blog “In Order of Importance.” His novel An Exaggerated Murder is forthcoming from Melville House in the Winter of 2015.


l._mccormick_pictureLauren McCormick is a current graduate student at Southern New Hampshire University working towards a Masters in English/Creative Writing in Poetry. She is working on her thesis, which will be comprised of blues poems about North Carolina (her home state), southern culture, food, love, sex, and heartache.




Past readers:
July, 2014: Andrew K. Peterson, Charlotte Seley, David Bartone
May, 2014: Hannah Larrabee, Heather Hughes, and Mario Alejandro Ariza




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