Series A: Charles Blackstone and Cheryl Pallant
Charles Blackstone's short fiction has appeared in a variety of publications, including Esquire Magazine, Evergreen Review, The Journal of Experimental Fiction, Arabesques Journal, Black Ridge Review, Wazee Journal, M.A.G., Rio, Paste Magazine, Whet Magazine, Opium Magazine, and others. His short story, "Identifiction" was included in the anthology Jacob's Ladder 3 (Six Gallery Press). In 2005, Low Fidelity Press published Blackstone's novel, The Week You Weren't Here.
Cheryl Pallant is a writer, poet, dancer, writing coach, and university instructor. She is the author of five books: Contact Improvisation, her book on dance from McFarland and Company; two poetry books from Station Hill Press, Uncommon Grammar Cloth and Into Stillness; and two chapbooks, The Phrase from The Feral Press and Spontaneities from Belladonna Press. Her poetry and fiction has appeared in numerous print and online magazines such as Fence, HOW2, Tarpaulin Sky, and Oxford Magazine, and in several anthologies like Food for Thought by William Morrow and Company and An Introduction to the Prose Poem by Firewheel Editions.
Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work.
Recorded Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at Hyde Park Art Center.