Brew: An Evening of Literary Works kicked things off with the fictional and poetic stylings of these four immensely talented writers:
Bud Smith is the author of the novel F 250. His writing has appeared at The Rumpus, Spork,
Smokelong, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, among others. He works heavy construction, and lives in NYC up
by the GW Bridge. Visit Bud at www.budsmithwrites.com.
Elizabeth Murphy is a poet, freelance writer, and editor. She is co-founder of the online journal The Straddler and is publisher of Off the Grid books, to be relaunched as Grid Books later in 2015.Her edition of the literary correspondence between Donald Justice and Richard Stern, A Critical Friendship, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2013 and a collection of her poems, Little Prayers, is forthcoming from Pressed Wafer. Visit The Straddler at www.thestraddler.com.
Victoria Cho’s writing has appeared in The Collagist, Perigee, Quarter After Eight, and Word
Riot. She is a workshop leader for New York Writers Coalition and a VONA/Voices alumna.
Victoria is from Virginia and now writes, collages, and plays in New York. Visit Victoria at victoriareassembled.tumblr.
William Lessard’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, NPR, Prelude,
Wired, Thought Catalog, People Holding, Drunk Monkeys, and Voicemail Poems. He won the
first-annual “Bureaucratic Writing Contest” hosted by tNY.Press (formerly theNewerYork). He
was recently accepted into the Ashbery Home School.