Celebrate chapbooks, birthdays, and friendship!
Featuring readings by Brian Trimboli, Sarah V. Schweig, Eric Kocher, and Florencia Varela.
Eric Kocher received his MFA from the University of Houston. Some of his work has appeared or is forthcoming in A Public Space, Best New Poets 2011, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He currently teaches at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Sarah V. Schweig is the author of the chapbook S (Dancing Girl Press). Her poems have appeared in BOMB Magazine, Boston Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Western Humanities Review, and Verse Daily, among others. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Columbia University, where her manuscript was the recipient of the David Craig Austen Memorial Award for poetry. She lives in Brooklyn.
Brian Trimboli has received fellowships to teach and study poetry from Bucknell University, Hartwick College, and New York University. He has poems published in Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Third Coast, and Forklift, Ohio. He spends most of his time thinking of escape plans from potential apocalypses.
Florencia Varela's poems have been featured in journals such as Western Humanities Review, Washington Square Journal, Gulf Coast Review, Diagram, Drunken Boat, and Poetry Daily. She is the author of the chapbook Outside of Sleep (Dancing Girl Press, 2012). She completed her MFA at Columbia University, and currently lives in Brooklyn with a pup named Sue.