Reading by Amherst based poet and playwright
Wednesday, April 23 2008Augusta Savage Gallery 7:00 pm
All events are free and open to the public.
Originally from Chicago, Keli Stewart's writing travels across regions in an exploration of women's issues, often focusing on mothering, childhood, and class. She is the recipient of the Douglas Turner Ward/Alice Childress Scriptwriting Award for her play 'House of Forks and Knives' and has one chapbook titled 'Womanish'. Her work has been published in numerous journals and books including 'Drum Voices', 'Warpland', 'South Loop Review', 'Letters to Fathers from Daughters', 'Meridians', and upcoming publications of 'Calyx' and 'Bronx Biannual Review'. Her current work, a collection of short stories and poems, are first person narratives exploring race, class and gender, inspired by her life as a single mother in the Pioneer Valley.