Tuesday, November 1, 2011

POD with Schwartz and McDonnell

Our next POD takes place Thursday, November 10th at the Red Horse Cafe...

Brian Schwartz's fiction and non-fiction have appeared or will appear soon in Harvard Review, Ascent, Washington Square, The Seattle Review and others. His story “Different Skin” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. When he has time, which is almost never, he writes the sports column A Fan’s Notes at TheRumpus.net. Schwartz received an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of California, Irvine, where he was awarded a Regents Fel...lowship and the Cheng Fellowship in Fiction. He is now a lecturer in the Expository Writing Program at New York University.

Caitlin McDonnell's poetry and prose have appeared in numerous print and online journals and her chapbook, Dreaming the Tree, was published by Belladonna Books in 2003. Her poetry manuscript, Looking for Small Animals, was a finalist for several first book prizes. She's been awarded fellowships and prizes for her poetry from the New York Times Foundation, Washington Square, the Yaddo Colony, Blue Mountain Center and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Currently, she teaches writing at Laguardia Community College, spends time with her two year old daughter, Kaya Hope and is finding her way back to writing.