Poetry Reading & Workshop with Visiting Authors Crystal Stone & Allison Boyd

Mar 23 2019 - 4:30pm

Please note: Coronavirus shutdowns may impact availability of events--please ensure the venue is open before making plans. Times listed are local times (CT or MT) depending on the location of the event.
About this event
Crystal is an MFA candidate at Iowa State University, currently serving as poetry editor at Flyway: Journal of Environmental Writing. She gave a TEDx talk called "The Transformative Power of Poetry" in April. Her writing has previously appeared or is forthcoming in SWWIM, PHEMME, peculiar, Sport Literate, Collective Unrest, Driftwood Press, New Verse News, Occulum, Anomaly, BONED, Eunoia Review, {isacoustic*}, Tuck Magazine, Writers Resist, Drunk Monkeys, Coldnoon, Poets Reading the News, Jet Fuel Review, Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle, North Central Review, Badlands Review, Green Blotter, Southword Journal Online, University of Arizona Poetry Center Blog and Writers Digest Poetic Asides.Allison Boyd Justus holds a Master of Arts in New Testament Studies from Freed-Hardeman University and is now pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University. Her poetry has appeared in Penwood Review, Nibble, Calliope, Madcap Review, Quail Bell, Contemporary American Voices, within a mural at the Murfree Discovery Center, and on the podcast Versify. After teaching English language learners and intellectually gifted students in Tennessee for several years, Allison celebrated the publication of her first book, Solstice to Solstice to Solstice: A Year of Sunrises in Poetry (Alternating Current Press, 2017). Allison brings to her writing interests in translation, epistemology, spirituality, feminism, and midrash.Crystal and Allison will read from their new books and also run a short poetry workshop.  Call Francie & Finch (402-781-0459) to confirm a spot.
Event Category: 
Francie & Finch Bookshop
130 S. 13th Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
United States
Phone: 4027810459