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Cherry Tree & Eckleburg Issue Launch Reading!

Date: 9:00pm EST February 9, 2017

Cherry Tree and The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review cohost an offsite reading event at the 2017 AWP Conference in Washington, DC.

Please join us for an offsite reading celebrating the launch of the newest issues of Cherry Tree and The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review! This event will feature readings by:

  • Nate Brown
  • Michael Chin
  • Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach
  • L Ann Dulin
  • Vipra Ghimire
  • Rajiv Mohabir
  • Lynn Melnick
  • Julie Marie Wade


Busboys & Poets @ 5th & K: 1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001



Nate Brown stories have appeared in the Iowa Review, Mississippi Review, Five Chapters, Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. He has received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Vermont Studio Center, the Ucross Foundation, and is a 2016 Maryland State Arts Fellow in Fiction. He’s the managing editor of American Short Fiction magazine, and he teaches writing at Stevenson University and at George Washington University.

Michael Chin was born and raised in Utica, New York, and is a recent alum of Oregon State’s MFA Program. He won the Bayou Magazine Jim Knudsen Editor’s Prize for Fiction and has published work in journals including The Normal School and Bellevue Literary Review. Follow him on Twitter @miketchin.

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Oregon and is working on a Ph.D at the University of Pennsylvania’s Comparative Literature & Literary Theory program where her research focuses on contemporary American poetry related to the Holocaust. Her poems have appeared in Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, Missouri Review, and Narrative Magazine, among others. She is the author of The Bear Who Ate the Stars, winner of Split Lip Magazine’s 2014 Uppercut Chapbook Award. Julia is also Editor-in-Chief of Construction Magazine.

L Ann Dulin is a writer of mid-western gothic and genre. She is the lead writer for Transistor Era Studios, writing post-apocalypse radio drama, and is the editor of the Searcher series, a comic by BL Dwyer. She is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing program and an alum of the Yale Summer Writer’s Program. She lives in Baltimore with her family, where she writes technical documents for NASA in her spare time.

Vipra Ghimire is the nonfiction editor of The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. She is a student at the Johns Hopkins University’s MA in Writing Program. She has an MPH, and her interests in writing and health care range from felines to tuberculosis. Originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, she’s lived in the US since 1980. Her passion is literature, feminism, animal rights, politics, music, and art. The vast world sometimes frightens her. However, she laughs easily and has been known to say and do many nonsensical things.

Lynn Melnick is author of Landscape with Sex and Violence (forthcoming, 2017) and If I Should Say I Have Hope (2012), both with YesYes Books, and co-editor, with Brett Fletcher Lauer, of Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation (Viking, 2015). She teaches poetry at 92Y in NYC and serves on the Executive Board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

Rajiv Mohabir, author of The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books, 2016) is a Kundiman, VONA, The Home School fellow. His second collection of poetry, The Cowherd’s Son, won the Kundiman Prize in 2015 and is forthcoming from Tupelo Press.

Julie Marie Wade is the author of four collections of poetry and four collections of prose, including Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Colgate University Press, 2010; Bywater Books, 2014), Small Fires: Essays (Sarabande Books, 2011), Postage Due: Poems & Prose Poems (White Pine Press, 2013), When I Was Straight: Poems (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), Catechism: A Love Story (Noctuary Press, 2016) and SIX: Poems (Red Hen Press, 2016), selected by C.D. Wright as the winner of the AROHO/ To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize. A recipient of an Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship, a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir, Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami. She is married to Angie Griffin and lives on Hollywood Beach.