Thursday, January 19, 2012

POD with Coan and Walker

Our next POD features Jaime Shearn Coan and Ken L. Walker and takes place on February 2nd, 6:30 pm at the Red Horse Cafe.

Jaime Shearn Coan teaches creative writing and literature at the City College of New York and facilitates a writing workshop with LGBT elders through the NY Writers Coalition. A 2010 Lambda Literary Fellow, Jaime's poems have appeared in journals including the Mississippi Review, L.E.S. Review, drunken boat, and The Portland Review. He has been awarded residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and VCCA. His artist book dear someone, the product of a collaborative letter-writing project, is distributed through Printed Matter.

Ken L. Walker still has a Kentucky driver’s license and sadly completed leading a poetry workshop at the Riker’s Island Correctional Facility. He received his MFA degree from Brooklyn College and has published criticism and poetry in the Boxcar, the Poetry Project Newsletter, The New Yorker on-line, Lumberyard, The Wolf, Crab Orchard Review, La Fovea, No, Dear magazine, and Well-Greased. He is the features editor for Coldfront magazine and curates the semi-annual Letter Home Reading Series. 

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