The newest reading series from Bull City Press brings you poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from established and emerging writers for free on the second Saturday each month.
This month featuring: Joanna Pearson & Emily Pease
Joanna Pearson’s first collection of short stories, Every Human Love, was published in 2019 by Acre Books. Her fiction has appeared in Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, Ecotone, Kenyon Review online, Mississippi Review, as well as other journals. She is also the author of a book of poetry, Oldest Mortal Myth (Story Line Press, 2012), winner of the 2012 Donald Justice Prize and the 2014 Towson University Prize for Literature, and a young adult novel, The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2011).
Emily W. Pease is the author of Let Me Out Here, out from Hub City Press in March 2019. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in English and a concentration in journalism. She went on to receive an MA from Virginia Tech and an MFA in Writing from Warren Wilson College. Her stories have appeared in the Missouri Review, the Georgia Review, Shenandoah, Crazyhorse, the Alaska Quarterly Review, Narrative, and Witness. After teaching for many years at the College of William & Mary, she now teaches writing to veterans through the Armed Services Arts Partnership, where she also serves as a member of their arts council. She is currently beginning a novel about logging the last forests of West Virginia. She lives in Williamsburg, VA.