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Poetry Event with Kelsey Ann Kerr, Rita Feinstein, Amanda Galvan Huynh, and Lucian Mattison

Join us for an evening of poetry readings! 


Kelsey Ann Kerr teaches writing composition at the University of Maryland and American University, and holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Maryland. She has received scholarships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the Big River Writers' Conference. Her poetry also has been nominated for Best of the Net 2017 and 2018. Kelsey's work can be found in Stirring: A Literary CollectionNew Delta ReviewMezzo CamminThe Sewanee Review and the Atlanta Review, among others. She is currently seeking publication for her first manuscript, The Anatomy of Color. You can find her at and @kelseyapoet on Twitter.


Rita Feinstein is the author of the poetry chapbook Life on Dodge (Brain Mill Press, 2018). Her stories and poems have appeared in PermafrostGrist, and Willow Springs, among other publications, and have been nominated for Best of the Net and Best New Poets. She lives with her husband, who is a lawyer, and her dog, who is not.

Lucian Mattison is a US-Argentine poet and translator and author of two books of poetry, Reaper's Milonga (YesYes Books, 2018) and Peregrine Nation (Dynamo Verlag, 2017). His poetry, short fiction, and translations appear in numerous journals including CutBankHayden's Ferry ReviewHobart, Juked, Nano FictionThe Nashville ReviewThe Offing,Puerto Del SolSixth FinchThird Coast, and have been featured on He is based out of Washington, DC. Read more at


Amanda Galvan Huynh is a Mexican American writer from Texas. She is the author of Songs of Brujería (Big Lucks) and Co-Editor of Of Color: Poets' Ways of Making: An Anthology of Essays on Transformative Poetics (The Operating System). Her writing has been supported by The MacDowell Colony, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Monson Arts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and others. Her writing can be found in journals such as Hayden’s Ferry Review, Puerto Del Sol, and Tahoma Literary Review. For more information visit



Event date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
823 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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