Kevin Young Reads

Kevin Young was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He studied under Seamus Heaney and Lucie Brock-Broido at Harvard University and, while a student there, became a member of the Dark Room Collective, a community of African American writers founded by Thomas Sayers Ellis and Sharan Strange. He was awarded a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and […]

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler By: Zedeka Poindexter Some families have parables about their history They can spin loving tales about where they came from We, we make peach cobbler The best story we can tell you will fill your belly with memories I have these things to share A rolling pin and a cast iron skillet from […]

Amy Gerstler Reads

Amy Gerstler Reads 4 Poems A graduate of Pitzer College and Bennington College, Gerstler has taught at the Art Center College of Design, the University of Southern California, and the Bennington Writing Seminars program. She lives in California with her husband, the artist and author Benjamin Weissman. Career Poet, fiction writer, and journalist. Visiting professor […]