There’s Still Good in You! – Boston MA


HFR, Big Lucks, Magic Helicopter Press, and Factory Hollow Press present There’s Still Good in You! an AWP 2013 offsite reading, featuring Jensen Beach, Gabriel Blackwell, Rachel B. Glaser, Evelyn Hampton, W. Todd Kaneko, Seth Landman, Jordaan Mason, Caryl Pagel, Adam Robinson, and Amber Sparks. RSVP on Facebook.

March 9, 2013
7:00pm EST
@ Daisy Buchanan’s
240A Newbury Street
Boston MA 02116

JENSEN BEACH is the author of the story collection For Out of the Heart Proceed (Dzanc Books 2012, and Dark Sky Books, 2012).  He has an MFA in fiction from the Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Currently, he teaches at the University of Illinois and the Danville Correctional Center. His stories and reviews have appeared recently in American Short Fiction (web), Cincinnati Review, Fifty-Two Stories, Kenyon Review Online, Ninth Letter, among others. He has received scholarships from the Napa and Sewanee Writers’ conferences, and he is one of the webeditors at Hobart. He  lives in Illinois with his wife and their children.

GABRIEL BLACKWELL is the author of Shadow Man: A Biography of Lewis Miles Archer  (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2012) and Critique of Pure Reason (Noemi Press, 2013). He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, Jessica.

RACHEL B. GLASER is the author of the short story collection Pee on Water (Publishing Genius Press, 2010) and the poetry book MOODS (Factory Hollow Press, 2013). Glaser’s writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, New York Tyrant, American Short Fiction, and others. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, she studied Creative Writing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Glaser lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, teaching writing at Flying Object and painting basketball players and other people of note.  For more information, check out

EVELYN HAMPTON is the author of We Were Eternal and Gigantic, a chapbook of prose and poetry published by Magic Helicopter Press.

W. TODD KANEKO is not cool enough to be a rock star, not tall enough to be a professional wrestler, and not virtuous enough to be a super-hero. He writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction. His work can be seen in Bellingham ReviewLos Angeles ReviewSoutheast Review, Lantern Review, NANO Fiction,and elsewhere. He is an associate editor for both Hayden’s Ferry Review and DMQ Review. He took his MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University and has received fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and Kundiman. Currently, he teaches in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with the writer Caitlin Horrocks.

SETH LANDMAN lives in Massachusetts, and is a member of the Agnes Fox Press collective. Recent poems have appeared in Ghost Town, jubilat, Jellyfish, io, Lit, and other places. He has published a few chapbooks, most recently A Note on the Text (above/ground press, 2012), and collaborates with the poet Seth Parker on Tyoyeu (@tyoyeu & His book, Sign You Were Mistaken, is forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press in 2013.

JORDAAN MASON is a filmmaker, musician, and writer. His writing has appeared in UNSAID, The Scrambler, Everyday Genius, NOÖ Journal, and red lightbulbs. He lives in Toronto with his husband and his cats. Find him online hereThe Skin Team, a novel, is forthcoming from Magic Helicopter Press in 2013.

CARYL PAGEL is the author of Experiments I Should Like Tried at My Own Death (Factory Hollow Press, 2012). Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNIDevil’s LakeJacket2, and Thermos, among other journals. She is the co-founder and editor of Rescue Press and a poetry editor at jubilat.

ADAM ROBINSON lives in Baltimore, where he operates Publishing Genius Press. His book of poems, Adam Robison and Other Poems, was published by Narrow House Books in 2010.

AMBER SPARKS’ fiction has been featured in various publications, including New York TyrantUnsaid, Gargoyle, Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf. Her chapbook, “A Long Dark Sleep: Stories for the Next World,” is included in the anthology Shut Up/Look Pretty, published by Tiny Hardcore Press in 2012. Her story collection, May We Shed These Human Bodies, was published by Curbside Splendor Publishing in 2012. She is also a contributor at lit blogs Big Other and Vouched, and lives in Washington, D.C. with a husband and two beasts.

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