Publication Party and Reading for Sugar House Review

Publication Party and Reading for Sugar House Review

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Ken Sanders Rare Books

Publication Party and Reading

for the New Issue of Sugar House Review

To celebrate the release of the new issue of Sugar House Review, Ken Sanders Rare Books is pleased to announce a reading featuring contributors to the new and recent issue as well as other contributors to Sugar House Review on Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. at our downtown bookstore (268 South 200 East). Readers will include Curtis Jensen, Nate Liederbach, dawn lonsinger, Laura Stott, and Wendy Blankenship. Copies of the newest issue and back issues will be available. This event is free and open to the public.

Sugar House Review is an independent poetry journal based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Heading into their third year, they have thrived largely in thanks to the overwhelming support of the Utah literary community and from friends both inside and outside the Beehive State. Poetry featured in Sugar House Review has received numerous Pushcart Prize nominations (and three wins) and has been featured numerous times on Verse Daily and other literary websites. Submit, subscribe, pass us along.

Wendy Blankenship completed her MFA in Creative Writing through Naropa University. She is the co-author of Along the Black. Her work has appeared in Not Enough Night, The Myriad, Bed, and Transmission. She writes and teaches in Salt Lake City.

Curtis Jensen earned an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College. His work has appeared in The Equalizer and The Bridge. He is the author of five chapbooks, and he was the co-curator for the Prospect literary series in Brooklyn. Previous to Brooklyn, he has lived and worked in Utah, Wyoming and Ukraine. He maintains a blog at

Nate Liederbach is the author of the short prose collection Doing a Bit of Bleeding and co-editor of the newly-released anthology Of a Monstrous Child: Creative Writing Mentorships. He is a Ph.D. candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Utah. He splits his time between Salt Lake City and Nuthanger Farm, where he's engaged in a series of furious doe-raids with cohorts Hazel and Pipkin.

dawn lonsinger is a recent graduate of the doctoral program in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah. Her chapbook, the linoleum crop, was chosen by Thomas Lux as the winner of the 2007 Jeanne Duval Editions Chapbook Contest; and her second chapbook, The Nested Object, was published by Dancing Girl Press in 2009. In addition to the Sugar House Review, her poems have appeared in numerous other journals, including The American Poetry Review, The Colorado Review, Blackbird, New Orleans Review, Post Road, Columbia Poetry Review, The Massachusetts Review, and Subtropics, and was chosen by Claudia Emerson for inclusion in Best New Poets 2010. She is now trying her hands and ears at prose and has lyric essays out in current issues of the Black Warrior Review and Western Humanities Review. Laura Stott moved back to Utah a month ago, after spending the last few years in Los Angeles. She misses the street art and the ocean, but is happy to be close to snow again and that much closer to Alaska. She received her MFA from Eastern Washington University and her poems have been published in Sugar House Review, Bellingham Review, Crab Creek Review and Hayden’s Ferry Review…among others. Laura just finished a full-length poetry manuscript, finally.

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Ken Sanders Rare Books 268 South 200 East SLC, UT 801-521-3819