Please join us on Thursday March 10 at 7:30 PM MST on Zoom for the March F-Bomb! Our host will be Christopher Bowen and our featured readers will be Ben Tanzer and Michelle Reale. Plus, our 4-5 minute open mic spots will be available to any who want to share their own flash fiction. Please join us, and feel free to invite any friends who might enjoy our reading series!
Christopher Bowen is the author of the chapbook We Were Giants, the novella When I Return to You, I Will Be Unfed, and the non-fiction Debt. He was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Faulkner-Wisdom Novella Competition and honorable mention in the 45th New Millennium Writing Awards in the non-fiction category. He blogs from Burning River (http://www.burningriver.info.)
Ben Tanzer is a Pushcart and storySouth nominee, and author of the somewhat recently re-released short story collection UPSTATE, as well as numerous other award-winning books, including the science fiction novel Orphans and the essay collections Lost in Space: A Father’s Journey There and Back Again and Be Cool – a memoir (sort of). Ben is also an Emmy-award winng PSA writer, coach, creative strategist, podcaster, writer, teacher, and social worker who has been helping nonprofits, publishers, authors, small businesses, and career changers tell their stories for 20 plus years; and lover of all things run, book, Gin and street art. You can check out Ben’s website at tanzerben.com.
Michelle Reale is a full professor at Arcadia University. She is the author of twelve collections of poetry including Season of Subtraction (Bordighera Press, 2019) and Blood Memory: Prose Poems (Idea Press, 2021), and Confini: Poems of Refugees in Sicily. She is the founding and Managing editor of OVUNQE SIAMO: New Italian-American Writing as well as the RED FERN REVIEW. She teaches in Arcadia University’s MFA program. She has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.