Thursday, November 2, 2017

Toby Altman, Emily Barton Altman, and Jim McCrary

Toby Altman, Emily Barton Altman, and Jim McCrary
5pm Sunday November 12th

Toby Altman is the author of Arcadia, Indiana (Plays Inverse, 2017) and five chapbooks, including recently, Security Theater (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016). His poems can be found in Crazyhorse, Jubilat, Lana Turner, and other journals and anthologies.

Emily Barton Altman is a poet and editor. Recent publications include a chapbook, "Bathymetry" (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016), and poems forthcoming or appearing in The Journal Petra, Dream Pop Press, Ghost Proposal, and others. She is a recipient of a Poets & Writers Amy Award and received her MFA from New York University. She co-hosts and produces the poetry podcast Make (No) Bones with her partner, Toby Altman.

Jim McCrary lives in Lawrence, Kansas. He's the author of two books of poetry, All That (ManyPenny Press, 2008) and This Here (theenk Books, 2015). He has been contributing editor to several journals over the years including Grist, Loose Gravel, Avec and First Intensity. He edited and published a zine called Smelt Money thru thirteen issues in the 1990's. He has curated or helped present several reading series in Lawrence since the Mass St. Co-op (circa 1968) and today can often be found at the Taproom Poetry Series. Publications include dozens of chapbook and books and publications in journals and online.