Reading – BEN-ONI. SAMA. TALLIE. YEH.7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BOOK THUG PRESENTS: BEN-ONI. SAMA. TALLIE. YEH.
Join us FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013, 7 – 9 PM
for a night of readings with Rosebud Ben-Oni, Metta Sama,
Ekere Tallie and James Yeh
Rosebud Ben-Oni is a 2013 CantoMundo Fellow. SHE’s a co-editor for HER KIND at VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Her work appears in Arts & Letters, BAYOU, B O D Y, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and Puerto del Sol. Nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, SOLECISM is her first book of poems. Find out more at 7TrainLove.org
Metta Sma is a poet, professor, activist, painter, collage artist, fiction and essay writer. She is the author of Nocturne Trio (YesYes Books 2012), with visual artist Mihret Dawit and South of Here (New Issues Press, published under the name Lydia Melvin), a collection of poems. Her work appears in Callaloo, The Feminist Wire, Drunken Boat, jubilat and Crab Orchard Review .
Ekere Tallie is the author of Karmas Footsteps (Flipped Eye Publishing, 2011) and Mother Nature: Thoughts on Nourishing Your Body, Mind, and Spirit During Pregnancy and Beyond (Savage Goddess, 2009). She has been a featured reader at festivals and events throughout Europe and North America. Find out more at ekeretallie.com
A founding editor of Gigantic, J AMES YEH’S stories have appeared in NOON, Fence, Tin House, and PEN America. his nonfiction work has appeared in Vice, the Rumpus, and the Faster Times . A recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Columbia University, he was a 2011 Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writers Fellow.
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