Poetry Reading: Lisa Marie Basile, Monica Lewis & Catherine Kyle

Join us for a poetry reading at Berl's! 
About the readers:
Lisa Marie Basile is an editor, writer and poet living in NYC. She is the founding editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and the author of APOCRYPHAL (Noctuary Press, 2014), as well as a few chapbooks. Her book NYMPHOLEPSY (co-authored with poet Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein), was a finalist in the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Awards and will be published by Inside the Castle. She is working on her first novella, to be released by Clash Books/Clash Media. Work can be found in Spork, Atlas Review, Grimoire, Queen Mobs Teahouse, and more. She is very much the embodiment of the Scorpio.
Monica Lewis lives in Brooklyn, New York and holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts. Both her fiction and nonfiction have appeared or are forthcoming in SmokeLong Quarterly, Apogee Journal's Perigee, and The Margins, and her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Rust + Moth, The Boiler Journal, PUBLIC POOL, Yes, Poetry, FLAPPERHOUSE, (b)OINK, among others. She is a VONA/Voices alumna and 2017 "Best of the Net" poetry nominee. Her full collection of poetry, Sexting the Dead, will be published January 2018 by Unknown Press.
Catherine Kyle is the author of the poetry collection Parallel (Another New Calligraphy, 2017), the poetry chapbooks Gamer: A Role-Playing Poem (dancing girl press, 2015) and Flotsam (Etched Press, 2015), and the hybrid-genre collection Feral Domesticity (Robocup Press, 2014). She also writes the monthly creative nonfiction column "Save Point" for the online journal Cartridge Lit. Her writing has been honored by the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the Alexa Rose Foundation, and other organizations, and she recently served as a writer-in-residence at the Boise Library at Bown Crossing. She teaches literature and creative writing at the College of Western Idaho, as well as through The Cabin, a literary nonprofit.