Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Friday, April 19, 7 PM

Due to the lockdown of Boston last Friday, the April 19th Breakwater Reading was canceled. It has been rescheduled for June 21st, same place and time, so please join us then!

The April edition of the Breakwater Reading Series is almost here! Join us this Friday, April 19, 7–8:30 PM, at the Brookline Booksmith in Coolidge Corner, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline.

Our readers will be:

Paula Simone Campbell is from Miami, Florida. She has written for the Miami Herald, and has been an editorial assistant to The Florida Review and AGNI. She worked at Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she was a tutor to students learning English as a second language, and an adjunct professor, teaching Developmental Writing. She now teaches creative writing at the Boston Arts Academy. She is currently a Fiction MFA student at Boston University.

Aaron Devine is completing an MFA in fiction at UMass Boston, where he also teaches creative writing. His novella-in-progress Dakota Falls explores the aftermath of a kidnapping in a central Minnesota town. Aaron works as Writer in Residence at Boston Children's Hospital and co-founded the Write on the DOT reading series in Dorchester, where he lives. He loves to dance and wishes he did more of it.

Charlotte Seley is an MFA candidate in poetry at Emerson College, a poetry reader for Ploughshares, and the editor-in-chief of Redivider, after having also served as its poetry editor. Her work can be found in some journals, both online and in print, and in the pit of your heart, where all poetry comes from. Charlotte is originally from New York.

Theadora Siranian is an MFA Poetry candidate at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has poetry published or forthcoming in elimae, DIAGRAM, Mason’s Road, and Banango Street, among others. In 2007 she received the Academy of American Poets Prize from Emerson College, and in 2012 she was selected for inclusion in the Best New Poets anthology series.

Tara Skurtu is a Teaching Fellow and MFA candidate at Boston University. She’s a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow and a recipient of the Academy of American Poets Harold F. Taylor Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Poetry Review, The Dalhousie Review, minnesota review, Hanging Loose, Poet Lore, The Los Angeles Review, The Southeast Review, and elsewhere.