Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts
Gulf Coast is proud to present its 2012-2013 Reading Series, featuring twenty-one readers from the University of Houston’s nationally-acclaimed graduate program in creative writing. All readings are free and open to the public. They begin at 7 p.m. on Fridays in the upstairs room at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr., Houston, Texas, 77006.
Joseph Scapellato was born in the suburbs of Chicago and earned his MFA in Fiction at New Mexico State University. His work appears inThe Kenyon Review Online, Post Road, Unsaid, Artifice, Harper Perennial’s anthology Forty Stories, and other places. Joseph is Blog Editor at The Collagist.
D’Lynn Barham is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Houston and a fiction editor at Gulf Coast. A native of Louisiana, she lives in Houston with her three kids. She has a passionate love of reading that ranges from the Homeric classics to contemporary fiction. She teaches creative writing with WITS and tutors at HCC. When she is not tending to her family and graduate studies, D’Lynn likes to revisit her favorite classic films starring Katharine Hepburn.
Chris Hutchinson was born in Montreal, grew up in Vancouver, and has since pursued various livelihoods and made his home in such places as Toronto, Dawson City, Edmonton, Kelowna, and New York City. In 2009 he earned his MFA from Arizona State University. During his studies he was the International Poetry Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review, and he taught creative writing in local elementary schools for ASU’s Young Writers Program. He is the author of three books of poetry, all published in Canada, including his latest, A Brief History of the Short-lived, Nightwood Editions 2012.