Monday, March 18, 7:00pm
Rooster South Grand, 3150 S. Grand Blvd.
Clayton Adam Clark lives in Saint Louis, his hometown, where he works as a public health researcher and volunteers for River Styx magazine. A Finitude of Skin is his first full-length poetry collection, and his poems have appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. He earned the MFA in creative writing at Ohio State University and is studying clinical mental health counseling at University of Missouri-St. Louis.
A Fulbright Scholar and Cave Canem Fellow, Aaron Coleman received his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis. From Metro-Detroit, Aaron has lived and worked with youth in locations including Chicago, St. Louis, Spain, South Africa, and Kalamazoo. Former Public Projects Assistant at Pulitzer Arts Foundation, winner of the Tupelo Quarterly TQ5 Poetry Contest, The Cincinnati Review Robert and Adele Schiff Award, and a two-time semi-finalist for the 92Y Discovery Award, Aaron is currently a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow in Washington University’s Comparative Literature PhD program. His debut collection Threat Come Close was published by Four Way Books in 2018. His chapbook St. Trigger won the 2015 Button Poetry Prize, judged by Adrian Matejka.
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 riverstyx.org.