A Reading with Lisa Donovan, Christine Gardiner, Michael Keenan and Jessica Laser

Lisa Donovan holds a PhD from the University of Denver's Creative Writing Program. Her work can be found at Kelsey St. Blog, E-ratio, and Glitter Pony among others. She currently lives in Denver.

Christine Gardiner is the unpublished author of a novel and several volumes of poetry. She holds a MFA from Brown University and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She lives in Brooklyn and directs the English Program at the College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources in the South Bronx, where she is edified by her students and their stories.

Michael Keenan’s first book of poems, "Translations On Waking In An Italian Cemetery," was released by A-Minor Press in June of 2014. His writing has appeared in Poetry International, the PEN Poetry Series, Fence and Alice Blue Review, among others. He currently talks to people at Columbia University and the New School.

Jessica Laser's poems can be found in Boston Review, The Iowa Review, Lana Turner, Petri Press, and elsewhere. She is the author of a chapbook, Assumed Knowledge and the Knowledge Assumed from Experience, forthcoming from The Catenary Press. A graduate of Brown University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she teaches writing in Purchase, NY.