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Broadkill Review sets authors reading Nov. 18 at Irish Eyes Milton

Tanya Olson SOURCE SUBMITTED
November 12, 2015

The Broadkill Review will host two authors for a reading at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Irish Eyes in Milton. Featured readers are Tanya Olson and KMA Sullivan. Their readings will be followed by open mic.

Tanya Olson lives in Silver Spring, Md., and is a lecturer in English at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Her first book, "Boyishly," was published by YesYes Books in 2013 and received a 2014 American Book Award. In 2010, she won a Discovery/Boston Review prize and she was named a 2011 Lambda Fellow by the Lambda Literary Foundation. Her poem "54 Prince" was chosen for inclusion in "Best American Poems 2015" by Sherman Alexie.

KMA Sullivan is the author of "Necessary Fire," winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2015). Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Southern Humanities Review, Forklift, Ohio, The Nervous Breakdown, Gertrude, diode and elsewhere.

Essays have appeared in The Rumpus, The Good Men Project and Nailed. She has been awarded residencies in creative nonfiction and poetry at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center and Summer Literary Seminars, and she is the editor-in-chief of Vinyl and the publisher at YesYes Books.