Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 19: Feldman, Greenlaw, Korn, Shapiro

When--Thursday, September 19th
Where- ModernFormations, 4919 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh
Time- 8:00 p.m.
Cover- $5 or free w/ contribution of potluck dish

Ben Feldman-----> is a novelist and short story writer. Originally from Philadelphia, he came to Pittsburgh in 2001 to pursue his MFA in Writing, which he received from Pitt in 2004. He presently works at Carnegie Mellon University in "Advancement" (the polite name for fundraising). In July 2012, he was an Artist in Residence at the Starry Night Artists Retreat in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

<------Carrie Greenlaw lives in Troy Hill, writes poems and makes a damn good autumnal mixtape. She is currently documenting her life by writing a tanka poem for every day of 2013. You can read her writing and daily tankas at


John Korn----> is a mental health social worker living in Pittsburgh PA. He writes, draws and enjoys experimenting. His book of poetry "Television Farm" can be found on or at Barnes and Noble. It contains the poem "14 Young Women" which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Daniel M. Shapiro is a special education teacher in the Woodland Hills School District. How the Potato Chip Was Invented, his first full-length collection of poems, is forthcoming from sunnyoutside press.