Writers Reading Series: J. Mae Barizo, Hannah Howard, and Erin Kate Ryan
Writers Reading—January 2019
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | J. Mae Barizo is the author of The Cumulus Effect. A prize-winning poet, critic and performer, recent work appears in AGNI, Bookforum, Boston Review, Iowa Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. She is the recipient of fellowships and awards from Bennington College, the Jerome Foundation, and Poets House. Recent collaborative work includes projects with artists such as Salman Rushdie, Mark Morris, and the American String Quartet. She teaches at The New School and lives in New York City.
Hannah Howard spent her formative years eating, drinking, serving, bartending, cooking on a hot line, flipping giant wheels of cheese, and managing restaurants. She is the author of the Amazon bestselling memoir Feast: True Love in and Out of the Kitchen. Hannah is a graduate of Columbia University and the Bennington Writing Seminars. She writes for SELF, New York Magazine, and Salon, and lives in New York City.
Erin Kate Ryan's fiction has been published in hundreds of real and imaginary journals, such as Glimmer Train, Conjunctions, and The Normal School. She’s earned a Pushcart nomination and fellowships and grants from the Vermont Studio Center, Millay Colony, the Edward Albee Foundation, the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts, Hinge Springboard for the Arts, and the Dickinson House (Belgium). She is the 2017 James Jones First Novel Fellow, a McKnight Fellow, and recipient of a Minnesota Emerging Writers' grant (Jerome Foundation), multiple state arts board grants, and scholarships to the Sewanee and BreadLoaf Writers' Conferences. She is represented by Dorian Karchmar of William Morris Endeavors.