McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky read May 2 at Posana
Kevin Mcllvoy, Christine Hale, and Mark Prudowsky will read fiction, memoir, and poetry, respectively, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the back room at Posana's Café, 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville. The reading is free and open to the public.
Kevin McIlvoy offers book editing through his website, mcthebookmechanic.com. He is an adjunct faculty member for the Warren Wilson MFA Program in Creative Writing. For twenty-seven years he taught as Regents Professor of Creative Writing at New Mexico State University, where he also served as editor-in-chief and fiction editor of the national literary magazine, Puerto del Sol
. He has published four novels. His most recent book is a short story collection, The Complete History of New Mexico
(Graywolf Press). He is at work on a new story collection, 57 Octaves Below Middle C
Mark Prudowsky is, with Katherine “Bonnie” Soniat, co-founder of the Flood Gallery Reading Series. He will be reading work from The Grind
, a poem-a-day process he has undertaken.
Christine Hale’s prose has appeared in Arts & Letters
, Saw Palm
, and The Sun
. Her debut novel, Basil’s Dream
(Livingston Press) received honorable mention in the 2010 Library of Virginia Literary Awards. She earned her MFA from Warren Wilson College, and teaches in the Antioch University-Los Angeles Low-Residency MFA Program as well as the Great Smokies Writing Program. She lives in Asheville and is at work on a new novel and a memoir, both set in the southern Appalachian Mountains, where she and her parents grew up.