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Andrés Cerpa, Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, & p.e. garcia

  • Penn Book Center 130 South 34th Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

Please join us for a POETRY READING with Andrés Cerpa (Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy), Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, & p.e. garcia!

MARISSA JOHNSON-VALENZUELA is a writer, editor, community college professor and sometimes DJ. Her poetry and prose have been supported by many rad people and projects including: VONA, Lambda Literary, The Leeway Foundation, Hedgebrook, American Poetry Review, The Baffler, Make/shift, As Us Journal, The Rust Belt Rising, APIARY, Aster(ix), Solstice, The Acentos Review, Mad House, HOLD, boneless, skinless, Bedfellows, and Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Soberscove 2016).

P.E. GARCIA is an editor-at-large at the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. Previously, they've been a contributing editor at the Offing and Awst Press and an online editor for Hunger Mountain. They earned their MFA in Fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2013. Originally from Arkansas, they currently live in Philadelphia, where they are a PhD student in Rhetoric at Temple University.