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Poetry Reading with Adam Tedesco, Shira Dentz & Aimee Harrison!

  • Chop Suey Books 2913 W. Cary Street Richmond United States (map)

Join us for a poetry reading with Adam Tedesco, author of Mary Oliver, Shira Dentz, author of The Sun a Blazing Zero, and Aimee Harrison. Free and open to the public.

Born in Upstate New York, Poet and video artist Adam Tedesco is a founding editor of REALITY BEACH, a journal of new poetics. His work has been screened at MoMA PS1, &Now: A Festival of Innovative Writing, No Nation Gallery, New Hampshire Poetry Festival, and has appeared or is forthcoming in Conduit, Fence, jubilat, Laurel Review, and elsewhere. He is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Misrule (Ursus Americanus, 2019). His first full-length poetry collection, Mary Oliver, was recently published by Lithic Press.

Shira Dentz is the author of five books and two chapbooks, most recently the sun a blazing zero (Lavender Ink/Diálogos, 2019), how do i net thee (Salmon Poetry, 2018), and door of thin skins (CavanKerry, 2013). Her poetry, prose, and visual writing appear in many venues including Poetry, American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, New American Writing, Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day series, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and National Public Radio, and interviews with her about her writing appear in magazines including Rain Taxi, The Rumpus, and Ploughshares. She is the recipient of awards including an Academy of American Poets’ Prize, Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem Award, and Poetry Society of America's Cecil Hemley Memorial Award. A graduate of Iowa Writers' Workshop, she holds a PhD from the University of Utah, and currently is Special Features Editor at Tarpaulin Sky and lives and teaches in upstate New York. More about her writing can be found at

Aimee Harrison is a writer and book designer living in △, NC. Her writing and video-art has appeared with Utilities Included, The Lifted Brow, Masque and Spectacle, and Reality Beach.