Cheryl's Gone Reading Series
February 26 - 8PM
Ryan Walker (poetry)
Sara Hov (fiction)
Zein El-Amine (poetry)
Big Bear Cafe
1st & R Streets NW
Ryan Walker has lived and worked in Washington, DC since 1999. He enjoys latin america, partying, coffee and light. He blogs at www.bathybius.com.
Zein El-Amine was born and raised in Lebanon. He came to the US in the Late 80’s and worked for 20 years as a Civil Engineer. He quit engineering to pursue his writing. He is now finishing his MFA in poetry and working as Assistant Director to the Writers’ House where he teaches creative writing and leads Study Abroad literary trips to Egypt. He is a founding member and a frequent contributor to the award winning LEFT TURN magazine where his contributions include lead editorials; articles on the prison industrial complex, gentrification and education; and book and movie reviews. His poems have been published by Beltway Quarterly, DC Poets Against the War Anthology, Penumbra, GYST, and Joybringer. He has won the Tallahassee Writers’ Association Annual Poetry and Haiku Contest.
Sara Hov writes kick-ass fiction and received her MFA from George Mason University in 2008, & she writes good po etry too. (Perhaps I'll have a more formal bio for her posted to the website soon...)
Spoonboy plays guitar and sings in the Max Levine Ensemble, a DC-based punk band who play poppy, punky songs with insightful and political lyrics. He’s released a solo CD, “I Love You, This Is a Robbery”, on Plan-It-X records, and is an active force in the local music scene.