Join us for the launch of 16 Pills, an essay collection from Carley Moore, with special guests Dawn Lundy Martin and Stephanie K. Hopkins.
Carley Moore is an essayist, novelist, and poet. Her debut novel, The Not Wives, is forthcoming from The Feminist Press in the Fall of 2019. In 2017, she published her debut poetry chapbook, Portal Poem (Dancing Girl Press) and in 2012, she published her debut young adult novel, The Stalker Chronicles (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux). Her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Brainchild, The Brooklyn Rail, The Establishment, GUTS, The Journal of Popular Culture, The Nervous Breakdown, Public Books, and VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. She is a Clinical Professor of Writing and Contemporary Culture and Creative Production in the Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University and a Senior Associate at Bard College’s Institute for Writing and Thinking. She lives in New York City. Visit her on the web at www.carleymoore.com
Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual-video artist. She is the author of four books of poems: Good Stock Strange Blood (Coffee House, 2017); Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books, 2015), which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry; DISCIPLINE (Nightboat Books, 2011), A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (University of Georgia Press, 2007), and three limited edition chapbooks. Her nonfiction can be found in The New Yorker, Harper's, and elsewhere. Martin is Professor of English in the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh and Co-director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics.
Stephanie K. Hopkins’ fiction and essays can be found in such anthologies and journals as Painted Bride Quarterly, Blithe House Quarterly, Dirty Girls, and Make Mine a Double: Why Women Like Us Like to Drink (Or Not). Stephanie was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a finalist for the Bone Bouquet Experimental Prose Award, as well as the Rauxa Prize for Erotic Fiction. Her award-winning column “Love Notes” inspired Love Story, her memoir of an open marriage, which will be out in fall 2018. She is currently working on a memoir about bartending in the Hamptons.