Join At The Inkwell Seattle as we boldly explore fantasies, nightmares, and aspirations in our March reading. This event will feature Alice K. Boatwright, Richard Chiem, Megan Wildhood, and will end with an OPEN MIC.
ALICE K. BOATWRIGHT is the award-winning author of both literary fiction and mysteries. Her first book, COLLATERAL DAMAGE, traces the impact of the Vietnam War. It was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and won the Independent Publisher Book Awards bronze medal for literary fiction in 2013. She is also the author of dozens of short stories published in journals such as the Mississippi Review, Stone Canoe, and Storyglossia, with her newest story forthcoming in Calyx next year. Alice also writes the popular Ellie Kent mysteries: UNDER AN ENGLISH HEAVEN and the sequel, WHAT CHILD IS THIS? She moved to the Seattle area in 2014 after a decade of living in Europe, where she worked as a freelance writer, specializing in public health.
RICHARD CHIEM is the author of You Private Person (Sorry House Classics, 2017) and the novel King of Joy (Soft Skull Press, 2019). His work has been published in City Arts Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Fanzine, 3:AM Magazine, and Moss Magazine, among many other places. His book You Private Person was named one of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Essential Books of the American West. He lives in Seattle with his partner.
MEGAN WILDHOOD is a freelance and creative writer in Seattle, WA. Her work, which centers marginalized experiences such as disability and poverty and longing for a just world, has appeared, among other publications, in The Atlantic, The Sun, and America Magazine. Long Division, her first book, was released by Finishing Line Press in September 2017 and she’s currently working on a novel. You can learn more at meganwildhood.com.