Author Reading: Rachel Hall, HEIRLOOMS & Anne Leahy, APERTURE

Join us for a joint author event featuring Rachel Hall and Anna Leahy!

Rachel Hall is the author Heirlooms (BkMk Press), selected by Marge Piercy for the G.S. Sharat Chandra book prize. Hall’s stories and essays have appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Bellingham Review, Crab Orchard Review, Fifth Wednesday, Gettysburg Review, Natural Bridge, and Water~Stone. In addition, she has received awards and honors from publications such as Lilith, Glimmer Train, and New Letters and from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ragdale, and the Ox-Bow School of the Arts. She teaches creative writing and literature at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she holds two Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence—one in teaching and one for her creative work. Follow her at @Rach_H_writer or at

Anna Leahy is the author of the poetry collection Aperture (Shearsman, 2017); Constituents of Matter, which won the Wick Poetry Prize; and two chapbooks. Her co-authored book Generation Space: A Love Story was published in April 2017, and her book Tumor is due out in the fall. Her essays won the top prizes at Ninth Letter and Dogwood in 2016 and were Notables in The Best American Essays 2013 and 2016. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetica reading series and edits TAB: A Journal of Poetry & Poetics. See more at @GenerationSpace 






Event date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Heirlooms: stories By Rachel Hall Cover Image
ISBN: 9781886157910
Published: BKMK Press - September 1st, 2016

Aperture By Anna Leahy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781848615168
Published: Shearsman Books - January 20th, 2017