Thursday, October 13, 2011

Upcoming Literary Opportunities

Literary Events:

Friday, October 15: Jonathan Franzen at St. Louis County Library. More info:

October 17: River Styx features Erika Meitner and Travis Mossotti, 7:30, $5, 392 North Euclid.

October 23: Elizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker. Sunday, 4-6pm. A reading and reception featuring readings by Mary Jo Bang, Carl Phillips, William Gass, Catherine Rankovic, and Lorin Cuoco. Washington University Wilson Hall, room 214, at Wash U's Danforth Campus. Free. More info:

October 25: Poetry at the Point. 7:30, Free, 2720 Sutton Blvd. in Maplewood. More info:

October 28: Reading & Craft Lecture by John Gosslee, 7:00-9:00pm, Regional Arts Commission Studio, 6128 Delmar Blvd. Free event with complimentary food and drinks. Presented by the Graduate Writers Association of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

October 31: •chance operations• "howl"-o-ween celebration at Duff's at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 31. Come as your favorite poet or poetic character!

October 31: Poet and Plath scholar Julia Gordon-Bramer will appear on "Great Day St. Louis" at 10:00am on Channel 4 to discuss her Tarot work.

November 1: Bad Shoe Issue 7 release party, 7:00p.m. at the Archive Bookstore, 3215 Cherokee Street, featuring readings by Julia Gordon-Bramer, LU MFA student Dena Molen, and others.

November 10: Presentation on Sylvia Plath and the Tarot by Julia Gordon-Bramer at St. Louis Public Library, Schlafly Branch, Lindell and Euclid in the Center West End, 7:00p.m. Free.

November 10-12: Women in the Arts International Conference, UMSL J.C. Penny Conference Center. Keynote speech by fiction writer Mary Troy on Thursday 11/10. Register online at

November 13: Storm Country release party and book signing, 7:00-9:30pm, Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112. Authors will read from their work and discuss their contributions to the anthology. Readers include Elaine Viets and others. (Congratulations to LU MFA alum John Cunningham, whose work appears in this anthology.) Event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided by the Missouri Writers Guild.

November 17: Poetry Reading by Peter Carlos, Michael Castro, Howard Schwartz, and Glenn Irwin at the LUCC, 6:30pm.

November 28: •chance operations• at Duff's, 7:30pm. Featuring readings by Chris King, Drucilla Wall, and Julia Gordon-Bramer, followed by an open mic.

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