Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Cousins Reading 2: April 18th

Adam Gallari grew up on the outskirts of Manhattan and received an MFA from the University of California, Riverside. He currently lives by a train station in Exeter, England where he is pursuing a PhD, listening to train whistles blowing in the night and working on a novel. His collection We Are Never As Beautiful As We Are Now: Stories (2010) is forthcoming from The Ampersand.

Marc Lowe’s work has appeared in 580 Split, Big Bridge, BlazeVOX, Caketrain, elimae, >kill author, Farrago’s Wainscot, Pindeldyboz, The Salt River Review, Sein und Werden, Storyglossia, and is forthcoming in the anthology Quantum Genre on the Planet of Arts (Crossing Chaos Press). His novelette, “Girl with Smear,” was featured in Prick of the Spindle. Having received an MA in Japanese Literature in 2004, he is completing an MFA in fiction writing at Brown University. His eBook Sui Generis was recently published by ISMs Press (UK).

Rob Stephenson is the author of the novel Passes Through (Fiction Collective 2) and the novella U (Rebel Satori Press). His writing has appeared recently in Invert(e), Golden Handcuffs Review, Sidebrow, Madder Love, Entangled Lives, and The Lost Library. He performed part one of In Between / Inzwischen, a bilingual multi-media piece with video projections and sound, at the &NOW Festival in Buffalo.

Amish Trivedi is the author Museum of Vandals from Cannibal Books. His poems have appeared in La Petite Zine, The Backwards City Review, Cannibal, RealPoetik, and the e-chaps The Breakers (Absent Magazine), The Ink Sessions (Scantily Clad) and Selections from Episode III (Beard of Bees). He is pursuing an MFA in poetry in Brown University’s Literary Arts Program.