Meet the Readers
Tiny Spoon Features
Kelly Weber (she/they) is the author of the debut poetry collection We Are Changed to Deer at the Broken Place (Tupelo Press, 2022)and the chapbook The Dodo Heart Museum (dancing girl press, 2021). Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Southeast Review, Brevity, The Missouri Review, The Journal, Passages North, and elsewhere, and her reviews have appeared in such publications as Colorado Review, Seneca Review, and The Rumpus. She holds an MFA from Colorado State University and lives with two rescue cats. More of their work can be found at kellymweber.com.
Marlie McGovern is an essayist and educator. Her first book, A Body Made of Eyes, is forthcoming from Wisdom Body Collective in 2022. She teaches writing at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School and at the Colorado School of Mines. Her practiced-based research in embodied poetics is informed by a decade of teaching yoga and meditation. Marlie holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics from Naropa University and an MA in Arts Administration from New York University.
Twenty Bellows Features
Originally from the Republic of Benin, Femi is the author of Ji Sokeě, a memoir in which she reflects upon her first year as a young African woman in the United States. In October 2021, she published her first poetry collection, Igbà Ayé (Tropical Winter). You can learn more about her and buy her books at https://feminassi.com/.
Brice Maiurro (@maiurro) is a poet and storyteller based in Denver, and is one of the most active creatives we have had the pleasure to publish. He is the Editor-in-Chief of South Broadway Press, former Poetry Editor for Suspect Press, founder of Punch Drunk Press, and so much more. His second collection of poems, Hero Victim Villain, is out now from Stubborn Mule Press and we are thrilled to hear him read!
Gwen had their first full-length collection “A Bruxist Manifesto” published by Really Serious Literature in the fall of 2021. They derive much of their subject matter of their poems from their eclectic undergraduate studies around neuroscience, astrophysics, and existentialism.