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CANCELLED: River Styx Reading Series Presents: Shane Seely & Erika T. Wurth

Monday, April 20, 7pm
High Low, 3301 Washington

shane seely, erika t wurth, river styx reading

Following recommendations from the CDC, we regret that this event is CANCELLED. 

River Styx cultivates the literary arts in St. Louis and beyond through its magazine and community programs.The River Styx Reading Series is their main recurring event during the fall, winter, and spring, in which they invite both local and national acclaimed writers to read their work for a St. Louis audience.

Erika T. Wurth’s publications include a novel, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend, two collections of poetry, and a collection of short stories, Buckskin Cocaine. Her most recent novel You Who Enter Here was published by SUNY. A writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, she teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University and has been a guest writer at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Boulevard, Drunken Boat, The Writer’s Chronicle, Waxwing, and The Kenyon Review. She is represented by Peter Steinberg. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee and was raised outside of Denver.

Shane Seely directs the MFA program at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. He was born in 1972 along the Grand Army of the Republic Highway, beneath a sky draped by the Milky Way. He was educated in Pennsylvania and Kansas before attending the MFA program at Syracuse University, where he met his wife. In 2002, they moved to St. Louis, and Shane began teaching as an adjunct. He joined the UMSL faculty in 2012. He and his wife live in the picturesque suburbs of St. Louis with their daughter and dog.

Readings start at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. $5 general admission. $4 students and seniors. This event is presented by River Styx. For more information, please visit

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
The High Low
3301 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103
You Who Enter Here (Suny Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781438473161
Availability: Special Order
Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - March 1st, 2019

The First Echo: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807169636
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: LSU Press - February 19th, 2019