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First Wednesday: Nick Gardner & Couri Johnson

Updated: Jul 19, 2021

Join us for a First Wednesday Series fiction reading by Nick Gardner & Couri Johnson Wednesday, August 4 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. Co-hosted by Adrien Lucas. Open mic to follow. We will also be celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Bring your fav recipe CCC if you're so inspired.

Nick Gardner holds an MFA in fiction writing from Bowling Green State University. His book of poetry, So Marvelously Far, which tracks his addiction to opioids and the following years of recovery was published by Crisis Chronicles Press. He lives in Mansfield, Ohio.

Couri Johnson is a graduate of the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts, currently attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for a Ph.D. in Creative Writing. She primarily writes fabulistic fiction and works with fairy tale motifs to explore issues between intimacy and identity. Her short story collection, I'll Tell You a Love Story, is available through Bridge Eight Press.



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