HER KIND: Rosebud Ben-Oni, R. Erica Doyle, Anne Hays, and Hila Ratzabi

06/05/2013 - 7:00pm

Contributors Rosebud Ben-Oni, R. Erica Doyle, Anne Hays, and Hila Ratzabi join forces for a reading and signing celebrating HER KIND, a literary community powered by VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Rosebud Ben-Oni is a 2013 CantoMundo Fellow. A Leopold Schepp Scholar at New York University, she won the Seth Barkas Prize for Best Short Story and The Thomas Wolfe/Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Best Poetry Collection. She was a Rackham Merit Fellow at the University of Michigan where she earned her MFA in Poetry, and was a Horace Goldsmith Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A graduate of the 2010 Women's Work Lab at New Perspectives Theater, her plays have been produced in New York City, Washington DC and Toronto. Her work appears in Arts & Letters, B O D Y, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and Puerto del Sol. She writes the series "On 7 Train Love" for the blog of Sundog Lit. Nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, her debut book of poems SOLECISM was published by Virtual Artists Collective in March 2013. Rosebud is a co-editor for HER KIND at VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Find out more about her at 7TrainLove.orgr. erica doyle was born in Brooklyn to Trinidadian immigrant parents, and her book, proxy, was published in 2013 by Belladonna Books. Her work has been appeared in Best American Poetry, Our Caribbean, Ploughshares, Callaloo and Sinister Wisdom. Erica is also a fellow of Cave Canem and she received her MFA in Poetry from The New School. She lives in New York City, where she is an administrator in the NYC public schools and facilitates Tongues Afire: A Free Creative Writing Workshop for queer women and trans and gender nonconforming people
of color.
Anne Hays is the founding editor of Storyscape Journal. Her fiction has appeared in
PANK and The Brooklyn Rail; her essays have appeared in Drunken Boat, Ms. Magazine
blog, Lumina, and others. She lives in Brooklyn.
Hila Ratzabi has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was selected by Adrienne Rich as a recipient of a National Writers Union Poetry Prize. Her poetry has been published in various literary journals, and her chapbook, The Apparatus of Visible Things, is published by Finishing Line Press. She is the editor-in-chief and poetry editor of the literary journal Storyscape. Ratzabi holds an MFA in Poetry Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in Philadelphia where she works as a freelance editor and runs the Red Sofa Salon and Poetry Workshop.