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Starry-eyed at the Sky Stage

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The September 22nd reading at Frederick's brand-new Sky Stage was an amazingly fun evening. A crew of present and past Chestertonians came out:




My reading-mate Rae Bryant was an incredible host who made me feel like family as soon as I arrived. I feel very fortunate now to call her a friend.

I read a fairly large batch of work: some fairy tale girl poems, some Silence of the Lambs poems, and even a few Alien poems. I was happy to discover some fellow horror movie fans in the intimate audience. 


My best partner-in-poetry snapped these photos of me in action (thank you, Emma!) and she took video snippets of my reading: 

And because my copy arrived on Tuesday, I showed off the brand-new Autumn 2016 issue of Faerie Magazine (based out of nearby Baltimore) and read my fairy tale girl poems published there. Really, if you don't subscribe to this gorgeous full-color magazine, you should.

Rae gave a fantastic reading of her short stories. Her collection The Indefinite State of Imaginary Mo…

On fall readings and future print

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And just like that, the summer has passed and September is here again. (Thank God—bring on sweater weather!) Although they came very slowly, I did manage to get two more Alien poems written before Labor Day. And I'm once again wading through submissions for Cherry Tree, but this time for our third issue! This fall I will also be participating in two poetry reading events. Here are the details:
Reading #1: Sky Stage Eco-Urban Reading Series Featuring Rae Bryant & Lindsay Lusby  Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. Sky Stage, 59 S. Carroll St., Frederick, MD 


Reading #2: Still Life with Poem: A Literary House Press Book Launch Featuring James Arthur, James Allen Hall, Leslie Harrison, dawn lonsinger, Lindsay Lusby, Dora Malech, and Jason Schneiderman Tuesday, October 18 at 4:30 p.m.  Rose O'Neill Literary House, 407 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD


And speaking of readings, during our first Cherry Tree Young Writers' Conference at the Lit House in July, I read some of my Silence of …