The Dogfish Reading Series presents Ed Skoog and Marc Nieson at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, at Dogfish headquarters (2448 N. Villere St).
The event is free and open to the public.
Ed Skoog is the author of three books of poems: Mister Skylight, Rough Day (winner of the Washington State Book Award), and the forthcoming Run the Red Lights, all published by Copper Canyon Press. His poetry has appeared in Best American Poetry 2015, Paris Review, American Poetry Review, New Republic, Tin House, and elsewhere. He is the poetry Editor of Okey-Panky, and co-host, with novelist J. Robert Lennon, of the podcast, “Lunch Box, with Ed and John.” He teaches part-time at Portland Community College, Portland State University, the Idyllwild Writers Week, the Attic Institure, and 24PearlStreet.
Marc Nieson is a graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and NYU Film School. His memoir, SCHOOLHOUSE: Lessons on Love & Landscape was released by Ice Cube Press in 2016. He has won the Raymond Carver Short Story Award, Pushcart Prize nominations, and has been noted in Best American Essays. He currently teaches at Chatham University, edits fiction for The Fourth River, and is at work on his new novel, Houdini’s Heirs.