Disparate Elements No. 2
fields is happy to present the second reading in our Disparate Elements series this Wednesday, October 28, from 7-9 pm at grayDUCK Gallery, located at 2213 E. Cesar Chavez Street. Fernando A. Flores, Ji yoon Lee, Jenn Shapland, and Tomás Q. Morín will be our featured readers. Refreshments will be provided, and the readings will begin promptly at 7:30. We hope to see you there!
Fernando A. Flores was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is the author of Death to the Bullshit Artists of South Texas Vol.1, and lives in Austin, Texas.
Ji yoon Lee received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame. She has two chapbooks published: IMMA, from Radioactive Moat Press, and Funsize/Bitesize from Birds of Lace Press. Her first full-length book, Foreigner's Folly, was published by Coconut Books in 2014. Her works have appeared in Bambi Muse, Seven Corners, PANK, Montevidayo, Eleveneleven, Asymptote, The Volta, The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience, and &Now Awards 3. She currently is translating Kim Yideum’s poetry and teaching yoga in Texas.
Jenn Shapland is a nonfiction writer working on her Ph.D. in English at UT. Her essays appear in the current issues of Tin House and The Lifted Brow, and you can read her work online at Lit Hub and The Millions. She's the nonfiction editor of Covered with Fur. She lives in Austin with her cat, Elliott, and his kitten, Lou.
Tomás Q. Morín is the author of the poetry collection A Larger Country and translator of Pablo Neruda’s The Heights of Macchu Picchu. He is co-editor with Mari L’Esperance of Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine. He teaches at Texas State University and in the low residency MFA program at Vermont College. For more information, please visit our Facebook page.