Please join us at Late for the Train for a reading with local and regional authors Kartika Budhwar, Brooke Sahni, and Patrick Stockwell on Thursday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public. There will be books for sale at this event. RSVP here: https://fb.me/e/3KhD5Vyhd
KARTIKA BUDHWAR is a Senior Editor for the South Asian Avant-Garde (SAAG) Collective and Co-Editor for Ripe Fiction. She is an Writer in Residence for Writers in the Schools, Houston, and is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Houston. She was awarded Second place in the Arts and Letters Fiction Prize (2019), the Blue Mesa Nonfiction Prize (2019), and the Indiana Review Fiction Prize (2018); her prose and poetry appears in the same journals. She was also a Finalist for the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize (2019). She has received the Albert L. Walker Excellence in Literature Award (2020), the Research Excellence Award (2020), the Hogrefe Excellence Grant for Creative Writing (2018, 2019) and a Teaching Excellence Award (2018).
BROOKE SAHNI is the author of Before I Had the Word (Texas Review Press, 2021), which won the X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, selected by Maggie Smith. She is also the author of Divining (Orison Books, 2020), which won the Orison Chapbook Prize. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in journals such as Denver Quarterly, 32 Poems, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, Nimrod, The Massachusetts Review, Boulevard, Indiana Review and elsewhere. She lives in Arizona and is working on a novel.
PATRICK STOCKWELL is an Inprint MD Anderson Foundation fellow and PhD candidate in fiction at the University of Houston. His work can be found in Gulf Coast, Glass Mountain, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from New Mexico State University and is the author of The Light Here Changes Everything, winner of the Clay Reynolds Novella Prize.