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Three Women Writers Celebrating Never Quitting
August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meet authors Gleah Powers, Lisbeth Davidow, and Linda Davis discussing the theme of this talk and their writing!
Gleah Powers is the author of the novel Edna and Luna (Vine Leaves Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in print and online in Southwestern American Literature, Prime Number Magazine, Red Savina Review, New Delta Review (as runner-up in the Ryan R. Gibbs Flash Fiction Contest), and in many other literary journals. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee recognized in “Notable Stories” in the Million Writers Award; a shortlisted finalist in Pulp Literature’s Flash Fiction Prize; a finalist in C&R Press’ Chapbook competition and in Split Lip Press’ Chapbook Contest; and a grantee of an award from the Barbara Deming Memorial fund. She completed her formal art training at the California Institute of the Arts and has worked professionally as a painter, actor and dancer in New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City. Currently, she is at work on a short story collection and a memoir.
Lisbeth Davidow was a finalist in Alligator Juniper’s national creative non-fiction contest and in The Southeast Review’s Narrative Nonfiction Contest. She was also nominated to be included in Best of Creative Nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in Alligator Juniper, Blue Lyra Review, Helix, Lunch Ticket, Mandala, Marco Polo, Pilgrimage, Prime Mincer, Revolution House, Spittoon, Sliver of Stone and The Tishman Review. A former modern dancer and choreographer, she is now a Feldenkrais pracitioner. She is working on a book-length collection of essays and lives in Malibu, California with her husband.
Linda Davis was the winner of The Saturday Evening Post’s Great American Fiction Contest in 2014. Her work has appeared in The Literary Review, Gemini Magazine, Flyway Note’s, Permafrost, and Tattoo Highway. Anthologies include Elephantine Press and Morning Coffee and Other Stories: Mothering Children with Special Needs. She received her MFA from Antioch University. She lives in Santa Monica with her husband and three children. She spent last year writing her first YA Novel, Take Two.