Poetry by Marissa Anne Ayala and Olena Jennings

April 3, 2020 - 7:00 PM
KGB Bar
Olena Jennings and Marissa Anne Ayala

Zoom link TBD.

MARISSA ANNE AYALA is a writer based in Austin, TX. She earned her BA from Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and her MFA in fiction from the New School. Her work has appeared in Fugue Literary Journal, Pen + Brush Literary Magazine, Tupelo Press, Handwritten, Entropy, STRATA, and Glassworks Magazine. She was a featured performer with 826NYC, Boundless Tales via Newtown Literary, Poets of Queens, Pen + Brush, Litost, Renegade Reading Series, and attended the Home School Poetry Conference in 2017. She is the founder and Madame of the Austin Poetry Brothel chapter. Book a private online video reading with Marissa via The Poetry Society of NY’s Poet Stream: www.poetrysocietyny.org/thepoetstream/Marissa Twitter: @MarissaAAyala | Instagram: @poetrybrothel_atx

OLENA JENNINGS is the author of Songs from an Apartment and Memory Project. Her poetry has been published in Apofenie, KGB Bar Lit, and Newtown Literary. Her translation from Ukrainian of Iryna Shuvalova’s poetry collection, Pray to the Empty Wells, in collaboration with the author, was released in 2019 by Lost Horse Press. Her translation with Oksana Lutshyshyna of Artem Chekh’s Absolute Zero is forthcoming from Glagoslav. She is the founder and curator of the Poets of Queens reading series. www.olenajennings.com and www.poetsofqueens.org

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