The New Social Environment#647

A Large Poplar At Dusk With A Gathering Storm: A Rail Reading curated by Kyle Brosnihan

Featuring Brosnihan, Paul Clark, Chime Lama, and June Wilson


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Kyle Brosnihan curates our 103rd Wednesday Rail Reading with Paul Clark, Chime Lama, and June Wilson.

In this talk

Paul Hanson Clark

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Nebraska-based poet and performer. Partial list of stuff Paul Hanson Clark has been involved with… SP CE (poetry studio), The Commons (community hub for artists and activists), Do-It-Ourselves Fest (free festival of music and learning), LOSER WORLD (analog audio mixtape making heaven), The Backline (Omaha comedy club), Ctchfest (poems + intimacy experiment), petroleum boogie (nascent podcast on hiatus), dreaming dreaming dreaming dreaming dreaming dreaming in a dream (semi-active chill vibes podcast with friends), merrily merrily merrily merrily (beautiful failure publishing empire), and wg (physical-temporal space to talk about writing and creativity).

Chime Lama (འཆི་མེད་ཆོས་སྒྲོན།)

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Chime Lama (འཆི་མེད་ཆོས་སྒྲོན།) is a Tibetan American writer, translator and multi-genre artist based in New York. She holds an MA in Divinity from the University of Chicago and an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College. She serves as the Poetry Editor of Yeshe: A Journal of Tibetan Literature, Arts and Humanities. Her work has been featured in Exposition Review, The Margins, Street Cake, Volume Poetry and Cadernos de Literatura em Tradução, n. 24 (Notebooks of Literature in Translation), among others. Her poetry collection, Sphinxlike, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. She teaches Creative Writing at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

june wilson

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Poet june wilson has origins in the mojave desert. Formerly a member of the beloved & historic writers group of lincoln, nebraska, she now lives in north chicago. she writes poetry and prose for her friends.

Kyle Brosnihan

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Filipino-American poet and playwright Kyle Seamus Brosnihan received his MFA in Poetry from Brooklyn College in 2022. His poetry has been published in Hobart, Peach Magazine, The Mantle, Interpret Magazine, Always Crashing, Boston Accent Lit, and elsewhere.

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