Through the Fusebox Reading Series, hosted by C&R Press, will feature three local writers, Sybil Baker, Caleb Ludwick, Richard Jackson, and one emerging writer from Atlanta, Scott Daughtridge. All four readings will be Friday, Oct. 4, between 7 and 8 p.m. at Decosimo Studio.
These will be "tight, compelling, entertaining readings." Wine will be served before and after the readings.
Decosimo Studio is behind the Camp House at 1427 Williams St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Review for the authors:
For the past decade, Caleb Ludwick has worked as a senior brand writer with design agencies around the country, serving clients in the US, UK, Europe and Central America. His work has been honored by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York Type Directors’ Club, ONE show, PRINT, with permanent inclusion in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Design Museum, and supported by the School of Southern Literature, Yale Writers’ Conference and the Lyndhurst Foundation. He holds masters degrees in theology and in literature from a seminary, and from l’Université d’Orléans, France and the University of Nottingham, UK. Mr. Ludwick lives with his wife, Krista, and their three daughters in the mountains of east Tennessee.
Richard Jackson is the author of 10 books of poems. He was awarded the Order of Freedom Award from the president of Slovenia, as well as Guggenheim, Fulbright, Witter-Bynner, NEA and NEH Fellowships, the Eric Hoffer Award, five Pushcart Prizes, and the AWP George Garret National Award.
Sybil Baker is the author of The Life Plan, Talismans, and Into This World, which received an Eric Hoffer Award Honorable Mention, and was a finalist for Foreword’s Best Book of the Year Award. Recent work has appeared in Guernica, Glimmer Train, The Nervous Breakdown, and The Collagist. She teaches at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and is on faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and the Yale Writers’ Conference. A MakeWork Artist Grant recipient, she is Fiction Editor at Drunken Boat.
Scott Daughtridge was conceived, raised and educated in America's Thrift Store in Marietta. Most recently, his work has been featured in Necessary Fiction, Dogzplot, Curbside Splendor, The Broken Plate, Matchbook, Storychord, Loose Change and others. He is the creator of the monthly reading series, Lostintheletters held at Atlanta’s Highland Ballroom and was chosen as one of ArtATL's "30 Under 30," this year. His story, "Rachel and Ruphus" is being adapted into a short film by FUGO Studios and will be release in the spring of 2014.
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