Word Thursdays – Rainie Oet & Ariel Chu
May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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.