Blood Jet Reading Series
Join us for poetry night at The Dragonfly!
Open mic to follow features
Sign up: 7:30
Elizabeth Gross is a poet/translator/teacher/artist in New Orleans. this body/that lightning show, her first poetry collection, was published by The Word Works in 2019, and was selected by Jericho Brown for their Hilary Tham Capital Collection. DEAR ESCAPE ARTIST, a chapbook in collaboration with artist Sara White, came out from Antenna in 2016. She teaches interdisciplinary humanities for the Honors Program at Tulane University.
GEOFF MUNSTERMAN hails from Plaquemines Parish (the name ‘Plaquemines’ derived from the Creek work for persimmon) and has been writing, performing, and publishing poetry in New Orleans since 1999. Lavender Ink published his debut collection in 2013 and in December he released the limited-run handmade chapbook ABANDON, of which a special edition has made available for this reading. He thinks very highly of all of you and hopes you enjoy the poems.