This evening's reader will be Jennifer Pacioianu, Louise Krug, and Susan Gardner.
Jennifer Pacioianu lives in Topeka and is a second-year MFA student in creative nonfiction. She is the assistant non-fiction editor of Beecher's magazine and her work has appeared in Bartleby Snopes, seveneightfive and Inscape magazine.
Louise Krug is the author of the memoir, Louise: Amended, which was named one of the Top 20 Best Nonfiction Books of 2012 by Publishers Weekly. Recently, she has had essays and stories in Parcel, Paragraphiti, and Juked. She teaches at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, where she lives with her husband and daughter.
Susan Gardner is an internationally known Santa Fe poet, painter and photographer. Her books of poetry include some bilingual Spanish and English editions: To Inhabit the Felt World, Box of Light / Caja de luz; and Stone Music: Art and Poetry of Susan Gardner. She also has published a memoir, Drawing the Line. She has lived and worked in Asia, Mexico and Europe as well as the United States and Canada, with numerous exhibitions in museums and galleries and extensive lectures and readings. She has been a house builder, scholarly researcher, teacher, and landscape designer. She delivered the Cam Memorial Lecture at the New York Public Library, where she was also honored to be granted a year in the Allen Room. She has presented programs at the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, and the Folger Library, among many others.