Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 23rd Readings: Elizabeth Hazen, Kurt Crisman, Michael Landweber, and Benjamin Warner

Elizabeth Hazen is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2013Southwest Review, The Threepenny ReviewThe Normal School, and other journals. She teaches English at Calvert School in Baltimore, Maryland. Chaos Theories is her first book.

Kurt Crisman is a Baltimore enthusiast and rugger, MARC train commuter, and writer. His publications included The Avenue and End of 83. Kurt was also a one-time participant in the Twitter Fiction Festival.

Michael Landweber lives and writes in Washington, DC. He is the author of two novels, “Thursday, 1:17 p.m.” (Coffeetown Press, 2016) and “We” (Coffeetown Press, 2013). His short stories have appeared in literary magazines such as Gargoyle, Fourteen Hills, Fugue, Barrelhouse, and American Literary Review. He is an Associate Editor at Potomac Review and a contributor for the Washington Independent Review of Books. Find out more at

Ben Warner has a novel called Thirst (Bloomsbury USA 2016). It came out in April. He teaches at Towson University.