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it’s been a while, but i found someone who will be trying out the role of prose editor (i.e. putting up with me adding the wrong date to everything). her name is kate and her bio is below. we plan on opening submissions from May 15th-July 1st for a late August reading – details subject to change but that’s ballpark. please email or message on fb if you have any questions.

Kate Garklavs lives and works in Portland, OR. Her work has previously appeared in Juked, Two Serious Ladies, Leveler, and Ohio Edit, among other places. She earned her MFA from UMass Amherst and reads poetry for the Portland Review. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s likely trying to expand her taxidermy collection.

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submission five

Our readers for submission five are Johanna Stoberock (prose) and Sara Adams (poetry)! Both were totally unknown to us before they sent us their work, and we’re thrilled to have them. We hope you’ll join us for our first reading at the IPRC (1001 SE Division St.) next Friday, May 20th. Doors at 7, readings at 7:30. Thanks again to all the writers who submitted.

submission four

Our readers for submission four are Marjorie Celona (prose) and Katherine Factor (poetry)! We hope you’ll join us for our second house reading at 5753 N Haight St. on Saturday, February 27th. Doors at 7, readings at 8. Thanks again to all the writers who submitted.

submission three

We’re thrilled to announce that our readers for submission three are Zachary Schomburg (prose) and Robert Duncan Gray (poetry). We hope you’ll join us for a house reading at Ally’s beautiful new place (now with less yard poop!) at 5753 N Haight St. on Saturday, November 21st. Doors at 7, readings at 8. Thanks again to all the writers who submitted.

submission two

We’re thrilled to announce that our readers for submission two are the poet Rose Swartz and the fiction writer Ismet Prcic! Thanks to everyone who shared their work and gave us more great writing than we ever expected for our first open submission period. We will start reading again on August 1 for submission three, which will take place in late November. Thanks again, and we hope you’ll continue to support our series.

submission two
rose swartz & ismet prcic
saturday august 29, 7pm
mother foucault’s bookshop