downwards Kansas City Voices , an arts and literary magazine, presents an afternoon with writers Eve Ott, Alaire Tennille, and John Peterson, Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm, The Writer’s Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO.
Dandenong EVE OTT: Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in :The Same, Imagination and Place Press, I-70 Review, The Whirleybird Anthology, Kansas City Voices, Redbook, Thorny Locust, Rebirth of Power, and others. Her poetry collection, Album from the Silent Generation, was recently released by Aldrich Press. She’s a member of The Riverfront Reading Series Committee and The Writers Place.
ALARIE TENNILLE: Alaire’s poem,“The Quilters of Gee’s Bend” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In 2010, she published a chapbook, Spiraling into Control, The Lives You Touch Publications. In 2014, Alarie celebrates her first full-length poetry collection, Running Counterclockwise, Kelsay Books: Aldrich Press. Her work appears in The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers and in numerous journals including Margie, Poetry East, Coal City Review, I-70 Review, English Journal, Wild Goose Poetry Review, and Southern Women’s Review. She serves on the Emeritus Board of The Writers Place.
JOHN PETERSON: John has worked as a social worker, a newspaper reporter and photographer, a marketing writer, and currently as a freelance copywriter. John Peterson’s poetry and fiction have been published in numerous small journals, including Poet & Critic, The Wapsipinicon Almanac, I-70 Review, and KC Voices. He has two poetry chapbooks, Two Hands and Peace Among the Violets.