James Tadd Adcox - Tasha Cotter - Brian Costello - Elizabeth Tadonio - W. Todd Kaneko
Friday, March 20th, 2015 @8:00pm
Edge of Edgewood
James Tadd Adcox's first book The Map of the System of Human Knowledge was published in 2012 by Tiny Hardcore Press. His work has appeared in TriQuarterly, the Literary Review, PANK, Barrelhouse, and Another Chicago Magazine.
Tasha Cotter is the author of one chapbook and the full-length collection of poetry Some Churches (2013, Gold Wake Press). Her debut New Adult novel Red Carpet Day Job will be out in time for Valentine’s Day. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming in NANO Fiction, Verse Daily, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. You can find her online at www.tashacotter.comand you can find her on twitter: @TashCotter. A contributor to Women in Clothes (Blue Rider Press, 2014), The Poets on Growth Anthology (Math Paper Press, 2015), and the 2016 Poet’s Market (Writer’s Digest Books), she makes her home in Lexington, Kentucky where she works in higher education.
Brian Costello is a writer, musician, and comedic performer living in Chicago, Illinois. He plays drums in the band Outer Minds, and co-hosts Shame That Tune, a monthly live game show. Losing in Gainesville is his second novel.
Elizabeth Tadonio lives in Athens GA (by way of Colorado, by way of Western NY) with her husband and their dogs. Her chapbook, “Stone Boats,” is forthcoming from Spooky Girlfriend Press (2015). Her writing has appeared in The Hairpin as well as various compilations from Champion of the Couch Press, which she and her husband run from the comfort of their denim-upholstered couch.
W. Todd Kaneko is from Seattle, Washington. His poetry, fiction and non-fiction can be seen in Bellingham Review, Los Angeles Review, Southeast Review, Lantern Review, NANO Fiction, The Collagist, Blackbird, The Huffington Post, Song of the Owashtanong: Grand Rapids Poetry in the 21st Century, Bring the Noise: The Best Pop Culture Essays from Barrelhouse Magazine and elsewhere. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University and has received fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and Kundiman. He is an associate editor for DMQ Review. Currently, he teaches in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with the writer Caitlin Horrocks.