Sundress Reading Series Presents
Jasmine An, Penny Guisinger, and Denton Loving
The Sundress Academy for the Arts is pleased to welcome Jasmine An, Penny Guisinger, and Denton Loving for the November installment of our reading series. The reading will take place 2-4 p.m. Sunday, November 12, at Hexagon Brewing Co., located at 1002 Dutch Valley Dr STE 101, Knoxville, TN 37918. The Sundress Reading Series is free and open to the public.
Jasmine An comes from the Midwest. She has also lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand, studying language, urban development and climate change, and blacksmithing. Her chapbook, Naming the No-Name Woman, won the 2015 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize and her next, Monkey Was Here, is forthcoming in early 2018. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in HEArt, Stirring: A Literary Collection, Southern Humanities Review, and The Blueshift Journal, among others. She is a Hedgebrook alumna, and a PhD student in English & Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan.
Penny Guisinger is the author of Postcards from Here. Her work has appeared in Fourth Genre, River Teeth, Guernica, the Brevity blog, Solstice Literary Magazine, and others. Pushcart nominated, a Maine Literary Award winner, and twice named a notable in Best American Essays, she is the director of Iota: Conference of Short Prose and an assistant editor at Brevity. Penny is a graduate of the Stonecoast MFA Program.
Denton Loving is the author of the poetry collection Crimes Against Birds (Main Street Rag). He is also the editor of Seeking Its Own Level: an anthology of writings about water (MotesBooks). He teaches at Lincoln Memorial University, where he co-founded the annual Mountain Heritage Literary Festival and drafthorse: the literary journal of work and no work. His fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews have recently appeared in River Styx, CutBank, The Kenyon Review, and The Chattahoochee Review.
The Sundress Reading Series is an award-winning literary reading series that is held monthly at 2 p.m. at Hexagon Brewing Co. just outside of downtown Knoxville.