Join SubText Books in the store on July 3rd at 6:00 PM for a reading with Lisa Marie Brimmer, Haley Lasché, and Chris Santiago! Presented by Paula Cisewski, The University of St. Thomas, and SubText Books.
Lisa Marie Brimmer is a queer, black, transracial adoptee artist and writer. Her most recent published work has been included in multiple local anthologies: Walk Towards It an anthology of urgent writing released on inauguration day, 2017, Whisked: Cooking up Community and Fierce Lament. She is a co-editor of the forthcoming Queer Voices of Minnesota Anthology (2019). Her critical and poetic work was recently presented at Split This Rock! (2018), and The Center for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas in Graz, Austria (2018).
Haley Lasché is a yoga teacher and writing professor. Her poems have appeared such places as Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comic Books, Hartskill Review and Dossier Journal. Her chapbook Where It Leads (2016) is available from Red Bird Chapbooks and her chapbook Blood and Survivor (2017) is available from Locofo Press.
Chris Santiago is the author of Tula, winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, selected by A. Van Jordan. His poems, fiction, and criticism have appeared in FIELD, Copper Nickel, Pleiades, and the Asian American Literary Review.