Gigantic Sequins 5.1 has arrived & we're celebrating by inviting contributors from our newest & previous issue to read words that will remind you why you love to read modern poets and writers.
Come out & celebrate with us on a Tuesday night in Brooklyn! Here's who you'll hear:
Morgan Parker's first collection of poems, Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, was selected by Eileen Myles for The 2013 Gatewood Prize and is forthcoming from Switchback Books. Recent poems are forthcoming from Tin House, The Atlas Review, Forklift, Ohio, and Gigantic Sequins. A graduate of NYU's Creative Writing MFA program and a Cave Canem fellow, Morgan lives in Brooklyn, where she is Education Director at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA). She also lives at www.morgan-parker.com.
Nichole LeFebvre manages foreign rights at The Friedrich Agency. She won The L Magazine’s Literary Upstart contest in 2013 and was published in their Summer Fiction Issue. She grew up in Western Massachusetts, lives in Brooklyn, and lives online at www.nicholelefebvre.com
Hannah Aizenman hails from Birmingham, AL, and received her BA from the University of Pittsburgh. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Gigantic Sequins, plain china, Three Rivers Review, and Collision Literary Magazine. She is currently pursuing her MFA at New York University. She lives in Brooklyn.
Jennifer C. Werner was born in 1984. She was a suit, a cook, an assistant, a camp counselor, a bookseller, a carpenter. She teaches composition and creative writing at St. Francis College and Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is the online and social media editor for The Literary Review. More? www.jennifercwerner.com