Brick Street South Poetry Series: Nancy Chen Long
October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Brick Street South Poetry Series features a poet and an open mic the third Thursday of every month. October’s featured poet and writer is Nancy Chen Long.
Nancy Chen Long is the author of Light into Bodies, winner of the 2016 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry (forthcoming, University of Tampa Press, 2017) and the chapbook Clouds as Inkblots for the War Prone (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2013). She is the grateful recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry. You’ll find her recent and forthcoming work in Prairie Schooner, Ninth Letter, Crab Orchard Review, Zone 3, Briar Cliff Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Pleiades, Bat City Review, the Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, and elsewhere.
As a volunteer with the local Writers Guild, Nancy coordinates a reading series and works with others to offer free poetry workshops to the public. To give back to the writing community at-large, she reviews poetry books and interview poets at the blog Poetry Matters, as well as on her blog nancychenlong.blogspot.com. She has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology and an MBA, worked as an electrical engineer, software consultant, and project manager, and more recently earned an MFA. She works at Indiana University.
Free admission and parking. Beer and wine for purchase.