SWC Reading Series

Registration for our virtual SWC Reading Series is free, and we’ll raffle books at all readings.



Fourth Thursday SWC Reading Series: Jaquira Díaz (Ordinary Girls, nonfiction), Lars Horn (Voice of the Fish, nonfiction), Rebecca Morgan Frank (Oh You Robot Saints!, poetry), and Kathleen Winter (Transformer, poetry)

Feb. 25, 2021, 8PM EST Register

Jaquira Díaz

Jaquira Díaz was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Miami Beach. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a Florida Book Awards Gold Medal, and a Lambda Literary Awards finalist. Her work has been published in The Guardian, Time Magazine, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and The Best American Essays 2016, among other publications. She splits her time between Montreal, the UK, and Miami with her spouse, the writer Lars Horn. Independent bookstore link: bookshop.org.

Rebecca Morgan Frank

Rebecca Morgan Frank’s fourth collection of poems, Oh You Robot Saints!, comes out from Carnegie Mellon UP in early 2021. Her poems have recently appeared in such places as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Southern Review, Pleiades, and Ploughshares. She is co-founder and editor of the online magazine Memorious. Independent bookstore link: Pilsen Community Books.

Lars Horn

Lars Horn is a writer and translator working in literary and experimental non-fiction. Their first book, VOICE OF THE FISH, won the 2020 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize and is forthcoming from Graywolf Press. In 2016, they translated the publication "Ateliers & Studios" for The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. The recipient of a Sewanee Writers’ Conference scholarship, Horn’s writing has appeared in the Kenyon Review, "Write Across Canada: An Anthology of Emerging Writers," New Writing Scotland, Gutter Magazine, and elsewhere. They split their time between Montreal and Miami, where they live with their wife, the writer Jaquira Díaz.

Kathleen Winter

Kathleen Winter is author of Transformer (2020), I will not kick my friends, and Nostalgia for the Criminal Past. Her poetry and fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Republic, New Statesman, Five Points, Giant Sequins, Agni, Yale Review, Cincinnati Review, 32 Poems, Shenandoah, and Copper Nickel. Independent bookstore link: bookshop.org.


Fourth Thursday SWC Reading Series: Kirstin Chen (Bury What We Cannot Take, fiction), A. M. Juster (fiction), Emilia Phillips (Embouchure, poetry) and more TK

March 25, 2021, 8PM EST Register