03/27/2018, 8:00pm | Friends and Lovers

Final Fantasy Reading

beautiful things are going to happen at this month's Final Fantasy just trust me okay! Featuring readings and talks by Parissah Lin, Candace Williams, Karisma Price, Kenning JP Garcia, Simon Defeo and Ser Serpas. Stick around after the readings for a DJ set by Jeremiah. $5-7 suggested donation

Time & Location

03/27/2018, 8:00pm
Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA

About The Event

Ser Serpas (b. 1995) loves betas and hates homework. She went to Columbia University and pined. She is a sculptor, poet and aspiring dog.

Candace Williams is a progressive middle school humanities educator and robotics coach by day. By night and subway ride, she’s a poet. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the PEN Poetry Series, Hyperallergic, Lambda Literary Review, Copper Nickel, and the Brooklyn Poets Anthology (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2017), among other places. Candace's first chapbook, Spells for Black Wizards, is a winner of the TAR Chapbook Series and is out from The Atlas Review. http://www.candace-williams.com/

Parissah Lin is an educator, researcher, and media maker. She is a founding member of the Yellow Jackets Collective, a queer intersectional and interdisciplinary collective of East Asians collaborating towards radical futures that centralize marginalized bodies. She spends a lot of time angry while crying.

Kenning JP García is the author of So This Is Story (Shirt Pocket Press), Slow Living (West Vine Press) as well as the speculative epic, ROBOT - The Waste Land Reimaged. Kenning was raised in Brooklyn but currently calls Albany something close to home. Kenning works the graveyard shift but by day can be found drinking too much coffee and working on short humor, chronicles and poetry. Kenning is an editor at Five 2 One, Rigorous and the Operating System.

Karisma Price was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and holds a BA in creative writing from Columbia University. She is an MFA candidate in poetry at New York University where she is a Writers in the Public Schools Fellow. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Four Way Review, Glass Poetry, Vinyl, Rookie Magazine, and Leveler. Karisma lives in New York City, and along with Kwame Opoku-Duku III, she is a founding member of the Unbnd Collective. Find her on twitter at @itsKayPrice

Simon Defeo is chaotic good. http://allisimonedefeo.com/

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