The River Styx Reading Series spotlights nationally recognized authors in the new High Low Literary Arts venue at Grand Center. September 16th will feature Meagan Cass and Lee Ann Roripaugh.
Meagan Cass’ first full-length collection, ActivAmerica, won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, and was published in November 2017 by UNT Press. She is author of the chapbook Range of Motion (Magic Helicopter Press, 2014) and her stories have appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Pinch, DIAGRAM, PANK, Joyland, and Puerto del Sol, among other places.
Lee Ann Roripaugh is the author of four volumes of poetry: Dandarians (Milkweed Editions, 2014), On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009), Year of the Snake (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), and Beyond Heart Mountain (Penguin Books, 1999). In July 2015, she was named South Dakota State Poet Laureate.