Updated: Dec 28, 2021
The First Wednesday Readers Series presents fiction and poetry writer Samantha Imperi of Cuyahoga Falls, fantasy writer Cassandra Lawton of Niles & nonfiction essayist writer Rachel Roberts of Akron at the Soap Gallery on Wednesday, January 5 at 7:00 p.m. Adam Lee will co-host. The featured readers will be followed by an open mic. We will also be celebrating National Whipped Cream Day.
Samantha Imperi is a REALTOR® and student at The University of Akron in the NEOMFA program. She spends her free time cuddling with her dog, Ginny.
Cassandra Lawton is a student in the NEOMFA program. She received her first master’s in social work from MSU and aims to bring creative writing and its healing effects into therapeutic and community spaces. She has flash fiction published in Bridge: The Bluffton Literary Journal and nonfiction published in Entropy.
Rachel Roberts is a nonfiction essayist and singer-songwriter from Akron. She has performed across the country and writes stories about her experience in the entertainment industry.