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8/2 - Sundress Reading w/ Valentine Conaty, Luci Brown, & Brynn Martin

Join us for a Sundress Reading Series event, Friday, August 2nd at 6:00pm with poets Valentine Conaty, Luci Brown, and Brynn Martin. 

About the Poets

Valentine Conaty is a Birmingham-grown artist and editor based in Queens. She is the founder and Editor in Chief at Bomb Cyclone, a journal of ecopoetics and mixed media art. At work, she supports poets, small presses, and literary nonprofits in planning events at Poets House—among the nation’s largest public poetry libraries. Work may be found in Anomaly, Petrichor, The Operating System’s Ex-Spec Po series, Glass Poetry’s Poets Resist series, and at VIDA: Women in Literary Arts—or forthcoming in Prelude and REALITY BEACH.

Luci Brown is an Appalachian highlander currently pursuing her mission of non traditional education accessibility in Knoxville. Her chapbook, Home Brew, was published in 2015, and her work has appeared in Moon City, Menacing Hedge, Miracle Monocle, and others. She is the managing and poetry editor for Stirring, Vice President of Sundress Publications’ Board of Directors, and member of Sarabande Books’ Young Professionals Board. For fun, she also works as a buyer at a used bookstore.

Brynn Martin is a Kansas native living in Knoxville, where she received her MFA in poetry from the University of Tennessee. She co-hosts Shitty First Drafts, a podcast made for and by writers. Her poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from Contrary Magazine, Yes, Poetry, Rogue Agent, and Crab Orchard Review.


Event Date: 
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
517 Union Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902