Please join us for May 2013’s edition of The Folding Chair. This month’s talented lineup features the following literary luminaries.
Cynthia Cruz was born in Germany and raised in Northern California. She is the author of The Glimmering Room (Four Way Books) and Ruin (Alice James Books), and is the recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and a Hodder Fellowship. Her poems have been published in the New Yorker, The Paris Review, Boston Review, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review and others. She lives in Brooklyn.
Eric Nelson is a writer originally from New Jersey. His essays, criticism and fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in The Billfold, HTMLGIANT, chimes/SIRENS, Volume 1 Brooklyn, Quail Bell Magazine and Squawk Back, among others. His short story collection The Silk City Series was published by Knickerbocker Circus in 2010 and “The Walt Whitman House” was recently published as a book by the Crumpled Press. He is currently guest-editing the next issue of Five [Quarterly] and lives in Queens, New York.
Farrah Field is the author of Wolf and Pilot (Four Way Books), Rising (Four Way Books) and the chapbook Parents (Immaculate Disciples Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in many publications including Sixth Finch, Ploughshares, Harp & Altar, Lit, Typo, La Petite Zine, and Drunken Boat. Two of her poems were selected by Kevin Young for The Best American Poetry 2011. Her essays and reviews have appeared in Harp & Altar and Coldfront. She lives in Brooklyn where she co-hosts an event series called Yardmeter Editions. She occasionally blogs atadultish.blogspot.com and is co-owner of Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.
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