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Word Thursdays Online – Rainie Oet & Ariel Chu
May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
To attend Word Thursdays Online please visit the Bright Hill Press Facebook Page and scroll down to the first post, where we will broadcast live.
Rainie Oet (Syracuse, NY) is a nonbinary writer and game designer, former Editor-in-Chief of Salt Hill Journal, and the author of three books of poetry: Porcupine in Freefall (winner of the Bright Hill Poetry Book Competition, 2019), Inside Ball Lightning (SEMO Press, 2020), and Glorious Veils of Diane (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2021). They won the Puerto Del Sol Poetry Contest in 2019. You can read their writing and translations in Blackbird, jubilat, The Poetry Review, and The Yale Review, among other publications. Find them online at rainieoet.com.
Ariel Chu (Syracuse, NY) is an Editor-in-Chief of Salt Hill Journal, a 2019 P.D. Soros Fellow for New Americans, and an MFA candidate in Fiction at Syracuse University. She is a nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Award, the winner of the Spring 2018 Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest, and a finalist in the 2018 Honeysuckle Press Chapbook Contest in fiction. Ariel’s writing can also be found in Sonora Review, Nat. Brut, and Wildness, among others. Visit her at ariel-chu.com.
Word Thursdays Online will begin with an “open mic,” during which prerecorded poets will share one poem.
HOW TO JOIN THE WORD THURSDAYS ONLINE OPEN MIC SERIES
1.) Record yourself on your phone or laptop reading one poem
2.) State your name, where you’re from, and title of poem
3.) Read poem clearly
4.) Save the recording
5.) Email the recording by uploading to your email and sending it to [email protected]
HOW TO WATCH
On May 28 at 7 pm, we will be posting the Word Thursdays Online Series to the Bright Hill Facebook as well as to our website brighthillpress.org.
Make sure to join the Word Thursdays Online FB Group for updates: https://www.facebook.com/groups/257378611967354/
Word Thursdays will be presented online by Bright Hill every second and fourth Thursday of the month until further notice.