Welcome to Second Sunday Readings, a monthly poetry reading series featuring poets from all over the world. Each month, two or three poets will be featured in an hourlong reading hosted by Curator Siân Killingsworth.
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March 12, 2023: Allison Thung, Sher Ting, and Shei Sanchez
Allison Thung is a poet and project manager from Singapore. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Chestnut Review, ANMLY, Heavy Feather Review, Maudlin House, Lumiere Review, and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter @poetrybyallison or at www.allisonthung.com.
Shei Sanchez is writer, photographer, and teacher from Jersey City, New Jersey. A Best of the Net nominee, Shei’s work has appeared in several journals and anthologies, including, most recently One Art Journal, Still: The Journal, One by Jacar Press, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, The Braided Way, and Women of Appalachia Project’s Women Speak. When she is not working at a health foundation in West Virginia, she is herding goats, writing in the woods, teaching yoga, and trying to be a good human. Shei lives across the Hocking River with her partner and their family of farm animals in Appalachian Ohio.
Originally from a sunny island in Southeast Asia, Sher Ting is a Singaporean-Chinese currently residing in Australia. She is a 2021 Writeability Fellow with Writers Victoria and a participant of Kenyon Review’s Winter Workshop. She is a 2021/22 Pushcart and Best of The Net nominee with work published/forthcoming in Colorado Review, Pleiades, OSU The Journal, The Pinch, Salamander, Rust+Moth and elsewhere. Her debut chapbook, Bodies of Separation, is forthcoming with Cathexis Northwest Press and second chapbook, The Long-Lasting Grief of Foxes, is forthcoming with CLASH! Books. She tweets at @sherttt and writes at sherting.carrd.co
Guest host Raegen Pietrucha writes, edits, and consults creatively and professionally. Her chapbook, An Animal I Can’t Name, won the 2015 Two of Cups Press competition; her debut poetry collection, Head of a Gorgon, was published by Vegetarian Alcoholic Press in 2022; and she has a memoir in progress. She received her MFA from Bowling Green State University, where she was an assistant editor for Mid-American Review. Her work has been published in Cimarron Review, Puerto del Sol, and other journals. Connect with her at raegenmp.wordpress.com and on Twitter @freeradicalrp.
April 9, 2023: Rebecca Evans, Matthew Thorburn, & Sarah Ali
May 21, 2023 (rescheduled due to Mother’s Day): Donna Spruijt-Metz, Farnaz Fatemi, Elizabeth Castillo
June 11, 2023: Francesca Bell, Amanda Moore, Chloe Martinez
July 9, 2023: Janet Jennings, Ken Haas, Barb Reynolds, Siân Killingsworth
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