Melissa Buzzeo, Lara Mimosa Montes, & Sara Jane Stoner


Doors open at 7:00 pm. Readings start at 7:30 pm.

Melissa Buzzeo's fourth book The Devastation published by Nightboat Books was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in Poetry in 2016. She teaches feminism, the poetics of healing and poetry and sexuality at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She has degrees from Cornell and from Iowa. Currently she is working on a memoir of the body called Writing.

Lara Mimosa Montes is a writer based in New York and Minneapolis. Her work has appeared in Fence, BOMB, The Third Rail, and elsewhere. She holds a Ph.D. in English from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Currently, Lara teaches poetry at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and works as a contributing editor for Triple Canopy. Her first book, The Somnambulist, is forthcoming from Horse Less Press. She was born in the Bronx.

Born and raised in Colorado, Sara Jane Stoner is a writer and teacher living in Brooklyn who holds an MFA from Indiana University and is pursuing a PhD in English at CUNY Graduate Center with a focus on critical pedagogies and queer theory, particularly in the context of contemporary experimental writing. Currently she teaches at Cooper Union and Baruch College and edits reviews for The Poetry Project Newsletter. Her first book, Experience in the Medium of Destruction, was published by Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs in 2015, and was nominated for a Lambda Award.


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