Tuesday, May 3, 2016

May 3, 2016 (Madwomen In the Attic)

Hemingway's Poetry Series
May 3, 2016

Tess Barry was shortlisted for the 2015 Manchester Poetry Prize (UK). Twice a finalist for North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry Prize and Aesthetica Magazine’s (UK) Poetry Award, she was also shortlisted for the 2014 Bridport Poetry Prize (UK).  Her poems recently appeared or are forthcoming in Mudfish Vol. 19 and online at Manchester’s website: http://www.manchesterwritingschool.co.uk/news/news-2015-manchester-writing-competition-short-lists-announced

Barry is a Fellow of the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project and teaches literature and creative writing at Robert Morris University.

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Julie Cecchini is a member of Monroeville Poets, Pittsburgh Writer’s Studio, and Madwomen in the Attic. Her poems have appeared in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Loyalhanna Review, Innisfree, Tattoo Highway & Voices from the Attic.  She is a featured poet in Verse Envisioned, an art/poetry exhibit and book project with the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Panza Art Gallery.

Amy Lee Heinlen studies poetry and publishing in the MFA program at Chatham University. Her poetry and reviews have appeared in Pittsburgh Poetry ReviewPretty Owl PoetryOlentangy ReviewMom Egg Review, multiple volumes of the Voices from the Attic anthology, Coal Hill Review, and elsewhere. She is the current poetry editor for the newly launched Bloodletters Literary Magazine.

Michelle Maher is a professor of English at La Roche College. Maher won the 2012 Patricia Dobler Poetry Award, a national contest sponsored by Carlow University. Her poem, "At the Brera, Mila,'' was selected from 380 poems by judge Toi Derricotte. Her work has appeared in journals such as the Chautauqua Literary Journal, The Georgetown Review, Atlanta Review, and ​U.S. 1 Worksheets.

Emily Mohn-Slate’s recent poems are forthcoming or have appeared in Cimarron Review, Indiana Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Poet Lore, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. She was runner-up for the 2014 Indiana Review Poetry Prize. She holds an MFA from Bennington College, and teaches writing at Chatham University and Carnegie Mellon University.

Marilyn Marsh Noll, earned her MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at American University in Washington, D.C. in 1994. Her poems have appeared in Comstock Review, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Folio, Voices From the Attic and The Potter’s Wheel. Her chapbook, Thirteen Ways of Looking at Bones, won the Pennsylvania Poetry Society Chapbook Award in 2007. Her children’s book, Jonathan and the Flying Broomstick (Sunlight and Shadow Press), was published in August 2010. She is a Madwomen in the Attic and a member of the Pittsburgh Poetry Society.

Michelle Stoner is the author of the full-length collection Flats and Riots (WordTech, 2008) and was a finalist for the 2015 Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Her work has appeared in 5AM, Bloom, and The Collared Peccary, among others. Stoner holds an MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry from Carlow University and is a sound engineer for Prosody, NPR-affiliate WESA’s weekly show featuring the work of national writers.

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