Dec 12: Bloch, Foster, Gallagher

Kristen Gallagher is from Philadelphia and now lives in New York where she teaches at LaGuardia Community College. Her book Reading a Map will come out in Spring 2010.

Julia Bloch's poems have appeared recently in Cue, The Sidebrow Anthology, and Cricket Online Review; she has reviewed poetry recently for How2, New Review of Literature, and Sentence. Her chapbook The Selfist is forthcoming from Katalanché Press; the title poem of that manuscript was set to music and performed at the Kimmel Center by the Network for New Music (sung by a baritone).

Tonya Foster is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court, a Belladonna chapbook, and is currently completing A Mathematics of Chaos, a cross-genre, multi-media piece on New Orleans, and Monkey Talk, an inter-genre piece about race, paranoia, and surveillance, and A History of the Bitch, a collection of poems. A native of New Orleans, she resides and writes in Harlem.