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Inner Moonlight – Laura Neal
January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
Inner Moonlight is the monthly poetry series for the Wild Detectives! RSVP to meet us in the backyard at 7:30pm on Wednesday January 11th for a live reading from one featured writer, with a brief open mic to follow. Don’t worry, podcast fans! We will record the live show and release it as a podcast episode for y’all. This month we are excited to feature poet Laura Neal!
Laura Neal is a poet, greatly influenced by social and environmental narratives. She earned an MFA from the University of Maryland College Park and a BA from Bowie State University. Her work is published in Academy of American Poets and Birmingham Poetry Review, among others. She has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, CALLALOO, and the Juanita Craft Artist-in-Residence Program. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and finalist for the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She currently teaches creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas and is a contributing writer for Southwest Contemporary magazine and BURNAWAY magazine. She is also co-member of the artist collaborative, CALCIUM.
Inner Moonlight is presented by The Writer’s Garret on the second Wednesday of every month. Mark your calendar and we’ll see you there!
“Follow your inner moonlight, don’t hide the madness.”
—Allen Ginsberg, from On Being a Writer