Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Stonecoast Review Release Party

Boston’s Stone Soup Poetry and The University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Review present the Stonecoast Review #9 Release Party, October 27, 7:00-9:30 p.m., at the Dudley Café, 45 Warren Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Join emcee Lo Galluccio, former Cambridge Poet Populist and Stonecoast MFA student, for a night of featured writers and open mic inspirations.

Admission is free, and copies of Stonecoast Review #9 will be available for purchase.

Stonecoast Issue #9 contributor and 2018 Stonecoast MFA creative nonfiction graduate Lee Kahrs will start the evening off by reading from her latest work. Kahrs is managing editor of The Other Paper in Burlington, Vermont. Her work has also been published in Idol Talk: Women Writers on the Teenage Infatuations that Changed Their Lives, and she has recently completed Hair on Fire: Essays from a Life. In addition to her creative nonfiction, Kahrs’ interests include writing for television and exploring Butch lesbian representations in modern literature, film, and television.

Stonecoast MFA fiction student and Stonecoast Review managing editor Emily Bernhard will share selections from her recent writing. Bernhard's international documentary filmmaking has aired on National Geographic, PBS, the History Channel, NOVA scienceNow!, and American Public Television. Her awards include two Cine Golden Eagles, a Science Journalists Award, and four regional Emmys®. Bernhard is currently at work on her first novel.

Three-time National Slam Team performance poet and poetry activist Skoot Mosby will round out the evening’s featured writers. Mosby’s poetry/event credits include No Filter, Man vs. Police; What That Mouth Do, Rapping with the Writers; Comic Con; and Roxbury Rocks. A Roxbury Community College student, Mosby is a member of the Roxbury Community College Poetry Club, Compassionate Poets, and Writers Without Margins.