Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poets Erica Wright and Molly Minturn and novelist Aja Gabel. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Erica Wright is the author of the poetry collections All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned (Black Lawrence Press) and Instructions for Killing the Jackal (Black Lawrence Press). Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor at Guernica Magazine as well as an editorial board member of Alice James Books. Her latest novel is The Granite Moth (Pegasus).
Molly Minturn’s poems and essays have appeared in Boston Review, The Iowa Review, Sycamore Review, Bennington Review, The Toast, Indiana Review, Longreads, and elsewhere. Her poetry chapbook, Not in Heaven, was published in February by Southword Editions in Ireland. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Aja Gabel’s writing has appeared in BOMB, The Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. A former cellist, she earned her BA at Wesleyan University, her MFA at the University of Virginia, and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston. Aja has been the recipient of fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Literary Arts Oregon, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, where she was a fellow in fiction. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
Aja Gabel: Darcie Burrell