Ft. Lauderdale | March 13, 2016
Orange Island Arts Foundation is thrilled to be the official host of Sunday Salon South Florida! The next reading, featuring novelists Kathy Flann and Louis K. Lowy, is on March 13th and will start promptly at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Undergrounds Coffeehaus in Ft. Lauderdale. Doors of the café open at 4pm.
Kathy Flann’s fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, The North American Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, New Stories from the South, and other publications. A short story collection entitled Get a Grip won the George Garrett Award and was released by Texas Review Press in the fall of 2015. A previous collection, Smoky Ordinary, won the Serena McDonald Kennedy Award and was published by Snake Nation Press. For five years, she taught creative writing at the University of Cumbria in England, where she created mini-courses for the BBC’s Get Writing website and served on the board of the National Association of Writers in Education. She has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Bulgaria, and Le Moulin à Nef in France. She is an associate professor at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.
A former firefighter, Louis K. Lowy is the recipient of a State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship. He is an alumnus of Florida International University’s creative writing program. His work has appeared in, among others, New Plains Review, The MacGuffin Magazine, The Chaffey Review, and the anthology, Everything Is Broken. His first published novel, Die Laughing, is a humorously dark sci-fi adventure set in the 1950s. His just released second novel, Pedal, tells the story of Joanne Brick, a 49-yr-old music teacher who is fired and struggles to reclaim her life back through bicycle racing. His sci-fi drama, Anatomy of a Humachine (IFWG Publishing), is scheduled for release in mid-2016.