Jubilant Thicket features POETS Jefferson Navicky, Holly Jean Buck, & Nicole Steinberg, plus a performance by ACTRESS Jennifer MacMillan.
JEFFERSON NAVICKY lives in Portland, Maine. He has worked as a literary archivist, gym teacher, and grocery cashier.
HOLLY JEAN BUCK is a compulsive traveler, interested in poetic, physical, and future landscapes. Her master's studies include Writing & Poetics at Naropa University, and more recently, Human Ecology / Geographic Information Systems at Lund University in Sweden, where she writes about geoengineering, dystopia, and utopia. She is momentarily working in Washington, D.C.. You can read chapters from her books Crossing the Blue and Paradises and Dustscapes at http://www.charting-sustainability.org/.
NICOLE STEINBERG is an editor-at-large of LIT and the founder and curator of Earshot, a NYC reading series dedicated to emerging writers. Her writing appears in publications such as BOMB, No Tell Motel, Eleven Eleven, Barrow Street and Barrelhouse. She is the author of a forthcoming chapbook, Birds of Tokyo (Dancing Girl Press), and the editor of a literary anthology, Forgotten Borough: Writers Come to Terms with Queens, to be published by SUNY Press in 2011. She hails from Queens, NY and currently lives in Philadelphia.
JENNIFER MACMILLAN is a graduate of the University of the Arts and holds a BFA in Acting. She is a founding member of the Philadelphia long-form improv company Tongue & Groove, and teaches audition techniques and improv for The University of the Arts Summer & Saturday school programs. Most recently seen as America's Sweetheart in The Hear Again Radio Project with Aspire Arts, Jenn's directorial credits include Ballad Boys (Aspire Arts), The Importance of Being Earnest & Naked Will (PGLTF at the Walnut), & the semi-staged reading of For the Love of Miss Bishop (Philadelphia Dramatist Center). A.D. credits include Man From Nebraska (People's Light and Theater Company) under the direction of Ken Marini.
Will be stunning. Please come. This will all occur at Germ Bookstore, 2005 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown, Philadelphia. Hosted by Debrah Morkun.