Leah Tieger will read from
We and She, You and Then, You Again.
by Leah Tieger
Finishing Line Press (2017)
Leah Tieger will read from her new chapbook, We and She, You and Then, You Again, along with readings from local poets, courtney marie, Fatima Ayan Malika Hirsi and Sophia Terazawa.
We and She, You and Then, You Again traverses the Texas landscape through shifting points of view and shifting points of desire. The collection traces the inextricable link between self and place.
Leah Tieger is an M.A. candidate at the University of North Texas, the poetry contest editor for American Literary Review, and cofounder and host of WordSpace’s Looped readings in Dallas. She was a finalist for the 2016 Raynes Poetry Prize and (thanks to Menacing Hedge!) a 2016 Pushcart prize nominee . Her work appears in Entropy, Rattle, Gravel, Voicemail Poems, and others.
courtney marie is a writer and artist based in Denton, Texas. she enjoys working with text as an art medium and performance object. her work has appeared in Spooky Girlfriend Press, Literary Orphans, Black Sun Lit, The Thing Itself, etc. but also in basements and museums, street corners, bars, and art galleries; in cities all over the country. she is the co-founder and primary organizer of the art collective Spiderweb Salon (Best Literary Arts Group 2016, Dallas Observer), co-host of Pegasus Reading Series in Dallas, and the host of Spiderweb Salon’s literary podcast, produced by Pariah. as a recent finalist for the Lorien Prize, courtneymarie has a joint chapbook forthcoming through Thoughtcrime Press with Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi. she lives with two cats and writes a lot of letters.
Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi writes in violet ink. In January 2016, she founded Dark Moon Poetry & Arts to spotlight the creative feminine and non-binary energies of North Texas. She is the Educational Outreach Coordinator at The Writer’s Garret, a literary center in Dallas. She can often be found on sidewalks using her typewriter to birth poems for strangers. She has been published in Entropy, Anthropology Now!, Bearing the Mask, and elsewhere. Her work has been featured by KERA, the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Observer, Writer’s Digest, and others. Her chapbook, Moon Woman, is forthcoming from Thoughtcrime Press. She is a proud cat lady.
Sophia Terazawa is the author of I Am Not at War.
(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wild Detectives
314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas