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A Reading with Jay Nebel, Monica McClure, Matthew Dickman and Julia Clare Tillinghast, with host Bianca Stone

Jay Nebel's poems have appeared in APR, Ploughshares, Tin House, and others. He is the author of the award winning book "Neighbors" (Saturnalia Books, 2014). He lives in Portland, Oregon and works as a juice delivery driver.

Julia Clare Tillinghast poems have appeared in 3:AM Magazine, The Bakery, The Boston Review and Rattle among others. She is co-translator of "Dirty August", a selected poems of the experimental 20th-century Turkish poet Edip Cansever. She is also the author of the chapbook , "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth" (Snoot Books, 2014). She lives in Portland, Oregon and works as a Turkish tutor and ESL teacher at Lewis and Clark College.

Matthew Dickman's poems have appeared in The Believer, The London Review of Books, Esquire Magazine and The New Yorker among others. He is the award winning author of "All-American Poem" (APR, 2008), "Mayakovsky's Revolver" (WW Norton & Co, 2012) "24 Hours" wich was published in Paris, France by Onestar Press and in the United States by Poor Claudia in 2014, as well as co-author of the book "50 American Plays" (Copper Canyon Press, 2013). He lives in Portland, Oregon and works as an editor and freelance copywriter.

Tender Data is Monica McClure's debut poetry collection. She is the author of the chapbooks Mood Swing and Mala. "McClure may be the poster-girl for a new generation of poets: irreverent, well-read, sexy, even dirty, snarky, but ultimately fighting an earnest battle against reductiveness and easy answers to the complex problems of the Internet age: "Every citizen of this world is on trial/ I'm learning to speak legalese/ as I stroll through civil law like/ a gamine through a sample sale." --Craig Morgan Teicher, NPR

HOSTED BY Bianca Stone

AND THE The Ruth Stone Foundation