The River Styx Reading Series spotlights nationally recognized authors in the new High Low Literary Arts venue at Grand Center. April 20th will feature Shane Seely and Erika T. Wurth.
Seely directs the MFA program at the UM-St. Louis and is the author of four poetry collections: The First Echo, The Surface of the Lit World, winner of the 2014 Hollis Summers Prize in Poetry, History Here Requires Balboa, and The Snowbound House, winner of the 2008 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry.
Wurth’s publications include a novel, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend, two collections of poetry and a collection of short stories, Buckskin Cocaine. Her novel You Who Enter Here is forthcoming from SUNY. She teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University and has been a guest writer at the Institute of American Indian Arts.