July Reading Series This Sunday!

The Sundress Academy for the Arts is excited to host the July installment of the Sundress Reading Series next Sunday July 16th from 2-4PM at Bar Marley in Knoxville’s Happy Holler. The event will be free and open to the public and will feature Brynn Martin, Daniel Crocker, and James Brubaker.  

James Brubaker is the author of Liner Notes (Subito), Pilot Season (sunnyoutside), and Black Magic Death Sphere: (Science) Fictions (Forthcoming from Urban Farmhouse). His stories have appeared in venues including Zoetrope: All Story, The Normal School, Hobart, Michigan Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Booth, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Monkeybicycle, among others. He is the director of Southeast Missouri State University Press and the editor of Big Muddy.

Daniel Crocker is the author of a novel, a collection of short stories and several collections of poetry—including Like a Fish from Sundress Publications. His new poetry collection, Shit House Rat, will be published by Spartan Press in September 2017. His work has appeared in places like The Los Angeles Review, The Chiron Review, and The Mas Tequila Review.  He teaches at Southeast Missouri State University.

Brynn Martin is a Kansas native living in Knoxville, where she recently received her MFA in poetry from the University of Tennessee. She’s excited to soon take over as the Reading Series Coordinator for Sundress Academy for the Arts. Her poetry has appeared in Public Pool and Contrary Magazine. She loves ee cummings and cats almost equally.

Bar Marley is a Caribbean beach bar and grill featuring fusion cuisine, reggae, and latin dance located at 760 Stone St NW Knoxville, Tennessee.




The Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is an artists’ residency that hosts workshops, retreats, and residencies for writers, actors, filmmakers, and visual artists. All are guided by experienced, professional instructors from a variety of creative disciplines who are dedicated to cultivating the arts in East Tennessee.


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