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October First Wednesday: Kelly Bancroft & Jessica Jewell

We’re looking forward to this First Wednesday Series reading by Kelly Bancroft & Jessica Jewell! October 7 at 7:00 PM EST. The reading will be livestreamed on Facebook. Register here to attend on Zoom and/or read in the open mic.


Kelly Bancroft (l) writes and teaches in Youngstown, Ohio. Her poems and prose have appeared in many journals and her plays have been presented in Youngstown, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Milwaukee. She teaches at Hiram College and at the Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center.

Jessica Jewell (r) is the author of three collections of poetry including Dust Runner, Slap Leather, and Sisiand the Girl from Town, as well as the co-editor of the bilingual collection I Hear the World Sing. Jewell is the senior academic program director for the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, where she also earned her PhD and MFA.

2020 First Wednesday Readers Series: November 4 Craig Paulenich (poetry) & James Winter (fiction) NEOMFA reunion reading December 2 Heather Dobbins (poetry) & Barbara Sabol (poetry)

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