The April 17th Poetry & Prose reading will feature creative writers who have work featured in the forthcoming issue of the UH Undergraduate literary journal, Glass Mountain: Carolyn Adams, Kathryn Diaz, Douglas Knudsen, Heather Pedoto, Amanda Scott, and B. Tacconi. See brief reader biographies below.
For more information about UH’s undergraduate literary journal, check out the Glass Mountain website. Issues of Glass Mountain will be available for sale at the reading.
The reading is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you at our final reading of the season.
Carolyn Adams’ poetry and art have appeared in Caveat Lector, The Alembic, San Pedro River Review, Clare Literary Journal, and Common Ground Review, among others. She has authored the chapbooks Beautiful Strangers (Lily Press, 2006), What Do You See? (Right Hand Pointing, 2007), and An Ocean of Names (Red Shoe Press, 2011). She has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Kathryn Diaz is currently a student at the University of Houston pursuing a degree in creative writing. She has lived in Houston her whole life. Her work has previously appeared in Thinkbox and Metamorphoses.
Douglas Knudsen is a senior at University of Houston majoring in English - Creative Writing. His work has recently appeared in Widener University’s The Blue Route. When not writing poetry or at school, he karaokes.
Heather Pedoto is not an enemy to all sea monsters; she is a writer, and the only sea monsters she has offended have been strictly accidental. She’s been published before in Glass Mountain, and will be appearing in Houston & Nomadic Voices Magazine as well. She has had several plays performed, none of them starring sea monsters.
Amanda Scott is an Assistant Fiction Editor for Glass Mountain. She firmly believes that metaphor and medicine are the same thing. It’s a scientific fact.
B. Tacconi is a backseat-snatcher at the University of Houston who studies January’s rain and the psychology behind Warped Tour bodysuits.