Monica Mody performance-reading

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Monica Mody
Monica Mody

Artpost is honored to be hosting a performance-reading by Monica Mody, accompanied by poets Jen Stockdale and CJ Waterman.

Monica Mody‘s work has recently appeared in Boston Review Poet’s Sampler (introduced by Joyelle McSweeney), West Wind Review, apocryphal text, horse less review, Cannot Exist, and LIES/ISLE, among other journals. She is the author of a chapbook, Travel & Risk (Wheelchair Party), and has a book forthcoming with 1913 Press in Fall 2012.

She received her MFA in poetry from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 and was awarded the Nicholas Sparks Prize.

Jen Stockdale is a student in the MFA program at Notre Dame and she teaches at IUSB. Her poems have appeared in alice blue, Salt Hill, Hot Metal Bridge, and elsewhere. A small chapbook, Now Puppy Teeth, is forthcoming from What to Us (Press).

C.J. Waterman hails from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution and host to the world’s longest baseball game. He is currently a second year MFA student in Poetry at Notre Dame. He produces a small chapbook series of fine literature called Wheelchair Party ( Some of his poems can be found in Lamination Colony. Outside of poetry his interests include divination, walking, and children’s cereal.