Read It Again Bookstore is excited to welcome Lindsey Alexander and Leslie Sainz to our new weekly poetry series. Lindsey and Leslie are old friends. This should be a fun and lively conversation about poetry, craft and common interests.
Leslie Sainz is a first generation Cuban-American, born and raised in Miami, Florida. A 2019 National Poetry Series Finalist, she received her MFA in poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of Devil’s Lake. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from AGNI, jubilat, Narrative, Black Warrior Review, Ninth Letter, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Journal, and others. She’s received scholarships, fellowships, and residencies from CantoMundo, The Miami Writers Institute, The Adroit Journal, and the Hub City Writers Project. She was a 2018-2019 Stadler Fellow at Bucknell University, and now works as the Outreach Manager of the Hub City Writers Project.
Lindsey Alexander is the author of Rodeo in Reverse, the 2017 New Southern Voices Prize Winner selected by Sean Hill. She is from Kentucky, has lived in East Tennessee, and now lives in Bloomington, Indiana.