Friday, March 6, 2015

March 23rd Readings: Nancy Murray, CL Bledsoe, Michael B. Tager, and Madeleine Mysko

Nancy Murray has an MFA in Creative Writing and the Publishing Arts from University of Baltimore. Her stories, poems and essays have most recently appeared in such publications as The Baltimore Post Examiner, BMoreArt, Welter, and the Baltimore Fishbowl. Nancy’s memoir, One Child for Another, will be released in May, 2015. You can pre-order that book and also learn more about Nancy by visiting her website at

CL Bledsoe is the author of a dozen books, most recently the poetry collection Riceland and the novel Man of Clay. He lives in northern Virginia with his daughter.

Michael B. Tager’s work has appeared in Timber, Baltimore Fishbowl, Theaker’s Quarterly, Atticus Review, Typehouse Literary Magazine, The Light Ekphrastic, and more. He has work forthcoming from Ambit and Bards and Sages Quarterly. He is the Managing Editor of Writers and Words, a monthly reading series. You can read more of his work at He likes Buffy and the Baltimore Orioles.

Madeleine Mysko’s poetry, fiction, and essays have been published widely in journals that include Smartish Pace, The Hudson Review, Shenandoah, Little Patuxent Review, and Bellevue Literary Review. She is the author of two novels, Bringing Vincent Home and Stone Harbor Bound. A graduate of The Writing Seminars of The Johns Hopkins University, she has taught creative writing in the Baltimore area for years, and presently serves as contributing editor at American Journal of Nursing.