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River Styx: Mary Troy & Mary Jo Bang

Monday, March 19, 7:30pm
Contemporary Art Museum

River Styx, Mary Troy, Mary Jo Bang, Left Bank BooksMary Troy is the author of six books of fiction, most recently the novels Swimming on Hwy N (Moon City Press, 2016) and Beauties (BkMk 2010), winner of the USA Book Award. Her short story collection Cookie Lily (SMU Press, 2004) won the Devil’s Kitchen Award for best book of prose published in 2004. Troy teaches at University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Mary Jo Bang is the author of eight books of poems, most recently The Last Two Seconds (Graywolf, 2015) and Elegy (Graywolf, 2009), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent collection is A Doll for Throwing (Graywolf, 2018). She has received a Hodder Fellowship, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.


Admission is $5 for the general public and $4 for students and seniors. This event is presented by River Styx. For more information, please visit

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
Contemporary Art Museum
3750 Washington Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Swimming on Hwy N Cover Image
ISBN: 9780913785898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Moon City Press - November 1st, 2016

Beauties Cover Image
ISBN: 9781886157743
Availability: Special Order
Published: BkMk Press of the University of Missouri-Kans - November 15th, 2010

The Last Two Seconds: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977047
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2015

Elegy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555975401
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - September 29th, 2009

A Doll for Throwing: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977818
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - August 15th, 2017