Come join us for The Dollhouse Reading Series Special Pop-Up hosted by Sector 2337. We’re thrilled to celebrate the release of Kelly Forsythe’s debut poetry collection, Perennial (Coffee House Press), as well as new publications from local favorites Amy Lipman and Maggie Queeney.
A native Pittsburgher, Kelly Forsythe is currently living and writing in Washington, D.C. She is the author of Perennial (Coffee House Press, August 2018), and a digital chapbook of poems, Helix (Floating Wolf Quarterly). Her work has been published in American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, The Literary Review, The Minnesota Review, and Columbia Poetry Review, among others. She was featured in American Poet as an Academy of American Poets “Emerging Poet,” with an introduction by Noelle Kocot. For over half a decade, Forsythe was the Director of Publicity for Copper Canyon Press. She is on the Board of Directors for Alice James Books, and works for National Geographic.
Amy has worked as a teacher, a window treatment salesperson, a pasta maker, a server, a children’s sports instructor and a dramaturg. She also used to walk the dogs of a few B-list celebrities. Her first book, Getting Dressed, was published by Spuyten Duyvil in April. Her chapbook, Cardinal Directions, is forthcoming from Ghost Proposal.
Maggie Queeney is the author of settler, winner of the 2017 Baltic Writing Residency Poetry Chapbook Contest. Her recent work is found or forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Fugue, The Fairytale Review, The Cincinnati Review, Bennington Review, and Poetry Northwest. She reads and writes in Chicago.