A Common Sense Reading Series presents Scott Garson, T.J. Jarrett and Gina Myers 7 p.m. at Irving Amphitheatre on the KCAI campus, 4402 Oak St. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://acommonsenseseries.blogspot.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/637623769623740/.
T.J. Jarrett is a writer and software developer in Nashville. Her recent work has been published or is forthcoming in African American Review, Boston Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Boxcar Poetry Review, Callaloo, DIAGRAM, Ninth Letter, Linebreak, Rattle, Southern Poetry Anthology, Third Coast, West Branch and others. Her debut collection "Ain’t No Grave" was published with New Issues Press in the fall of 2013. Her second collection "Zion" (winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition 2013) will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in the fall of 2014.
Scott Garson is the author of "Is That You, John Wayne?, a collection of stories and "America Gymnopedies," a book of microfictions. His fiction has won awards from Playboy, The Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation and Dzanc Books, and he has work in or coming from Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, Hobart, Conjunctions, New York Tyrant and others. He edits the Pushcart-Prize-winning journal of very short fiction, Wigleaf.
Gina Myers is the author of two full-length poetry collections, "Hold It Down" (Coconut Books, 2013) and "A Model Year" (Coconut Books, 2009), as well as numerous chapbooks. Originally from Saginaw, Mich., she now lives in Atlanta, where she helps run the "What's New in Poetry?" series at Emory University.