Michael Schiavo - Maggie Ginestra - Amy Herschleb - Jared Dawson
Michael Schiavo is the author of The Mad Song and the chapbooks 275 Ocean Avenue, Beautiful School, Dandelion (Gondola), Ranges I (H_NGM_N) and Ranges II (Forklift). His poems have appeared in such places as Forklift, Ohio, The Yale Review, The Awl, The Normal School, McSweeney’s, Fourteen Hills, No Tell Motel, Drunken Boat, La Petite Zine, jubilat, Verse Daily, and the Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology. He’s the founding editor of The Equalizer, an occasional poetry anthology, as well as Gondola, a print ‘zine. He lives in Vermont, and works at The Bookstore in Lenox, Massachusetts. You can find him online at The Unruly Servant or@Michael_Schiavo.
Maggie Ginestra will be giving only her second Atlanta reading on Sunday, April 14th, and will bringing all new work!Here’s a link to her poem featured on Drunken Boat.
As well as being a dinosaur wrangler, wizard, ghost and vessel for Lavonia Elberton, Jared is a widely known, widely respected poet here in Atlanta.
Here is a link to Jared Dawson’s work in “>kill author” (the best defunct lit mag on the web in our opinion).
Amy Herschleb is a poet, the managing editor of the Fanzine, and the poetry editor of Loose Change magazine. She received an MFA from San Francisco State University. Check out one of her poems and an interview at Swine Magazine and come see her read on April 14 at the Ballroom!