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Pop-Up: Berry, Gadson, & Nunes: A YesYes Books Round-Robin

Sat, Nov 5, 2016 from 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

Join us for a reading and conversation with authors of three new books from YYB. With Jennifer Jackson Berry, Jonterri Gadson, and Jenn Marie Nunes.

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Jennifer Jackson Berry

Jennifer Jackson Berry’s first full length collection The Feeder will be published by YesYes Books in November 2016. Her newest poems are forthcoming in journals such as Duende, Split Lip Magazine, Stirring, SiDEKiCK Literary Journal, and The Indianola Review. She is the Editor of Pittsburgh Poetry Review and an Assistant Editor for WomenArts Quarterly Journal. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a proud member of the Madwomen in the Attic writing workshops.
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Jonterri Gadson

Jonterri Gadson's debut poetry collection, Blues Triumphant, was published by YesYes Books in the summer of 2016. She is also the author of the chapbooks, Interruptions (MIEL, 2014) and Pepper Girl (YesYes Books, 2012). She was selected as a Festival Poet for the 2016 Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark, NJ. She previously served as the Herbert W. Martin Post-Graduate Fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Dayton and has also received scholarships and fellowships from Cave Canem, Bread Loaf, and the University of Virginia where she received her MFA in Creative Writing. She is a graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop whose poetry has appeared in Callaloo, Los Angeles Review, The Collagist, and other journals. She currently serves as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing/English at Bloomfield College in New Jersey.
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Jenn Marie Nunes

Jenn Marie Nunes is the author of six chapbooks, including JUNED (winner of the 2015 Vinyl 45 chapbook contest from YesYes Books), the collaborative HYMN: An Ovulution (Bloof Books), and the Projector (The Cupboard). Her work appears in numerous journals, including ACTION, YES!, Ninth Letter, Black Warrior Review, Horse Less Review, [PANK], and smoking glue gun, and she is co-founding editor of TENDE RLOIN, an online gallery for poetry. Her first full-length poetry collection, AND/OR (2015), was selected by Dawn Lundy Martin as winner of the inaugural Switchback Books Queer Voices award.
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