The event will be hosted at the Phyllis Straus Gallery, located in the Carnaghi Arts Building.
Award-winning Australian author, Oliver Mol will be reading from his forthcoming book, “Lion Attack!” (Scribe Publications). Oliver will be reading with local writers Brian Alan Ellis, Erin Hoover, and Steven Pérez.
Oliver Mol is a Sydney-based writer. He is a staff writer at The Adventure Handbook. He has lived in Houston, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. He was the recipient of a 2014 ArtStart Grant, the co-winner of the 2013 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers and the recipient of a 2012 Hot Desk Fellowship. He has appeared at Emerging Writers Festival and Melbourne Writers Festival. His debut book “Lion Attack!” will be out through Scribe Publications early 2015.
Brian Alan Ellis lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and is the author of The Mustache He’s Always Wanted but Could Never Grow, 33 Fragments of Sick-Sad Living, King Shit (with Waylon Thornton), and Something Good, Something Bad, Something Dirty. His writing has appeared in Juked, Crossed Out, Zygote in My Coffee, Monkeybicycle, among other places, and was also adapted and performed by the Buntport Theater Company in Denver, Colorado.
Erin Hoover is a poet living in Tallahassee, Florida, with work published in Best New Poets 2013, Prairie Schooner, Gargoyle, Redivider, and Sugar House Review. She has an MFA from University of Oregon and is currently working toward a PhD from Florida State University, where she edits The Southeast Review in addition to volunteering for VIDA.