Mary Lou Buschi, Julie Metz, Benjamin Hale, DJ Stephen Bluhm
Join us for our June reading at Spotty Dog Books & Ale (440 Warren Street, Hudson). As always, the event is free. Readings will be followed by a short DJ set by Stephen Bluhm. Writers we're featuring this month include Mary Lou Buschi, Julie Metz and Benjamin Hale.
Mary Lou Buschi’s poems have appeared in FIELD, Willow Springs, Indiana Review and The Laurel Review. In 2014 she was nominated for Best New Poets, and was a finalist for Best of The Net Anthology. Her full-length collection, Awful Baby, was published this year through Red Paint Hill. Tight Wire, her third chapbook, comes out in June.
Julie Metz’s The New York Times best selling memoir, Perfection, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection and is being adapted for television. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Dame, Glamour, Redbook, and Huffington Post, and the anthologies The Moment and The House that Made Me: Juliemetz.com
Benjamin Hale is the author of the novel The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, and the collection The Fat Artist and Other Stories. He has received the Bard Fiction Prize and Michener-Copernicus Award, among others. His writing has appeared in Harper's Magazine, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many more: Benjamin-hale.com