S132. Iron Horse Literary Review: 20th Anniversary Reading

E143-144, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am


Iron Horse Literary Review celebrates its 20th anniversary, and the release of its Best Of IHLR Prose and Poetry issues, with readings from a diverse group of contributors. The panel represents Iron Horse's mission to discover new writers and publish them alongside established voices, particularly marginalized voices. Come hear these daring and inventive selections, representing two decades of IHLR fiction and poetry, and learn more about IHLR's aesthetic preferences.



Leslie Jill Patterson's work has appeared in Grist, Barrelhouse, Creative Nonfiction, and other journals. She teaches at Texas Tech University and serves as editor of Iron Horse. Her awards include a 2014 Soros Justice Fellowship and the 2017 Richard J. Margolis Award for Social Justice Writing.

Tiana Clark is the author of two collections: I Can’t Talk About the Trees Without the Blood, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and Equilibrium, winner of the Frost Place chapbook competition. She teaches at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Gina Ochsner teaches writing at Corban University and instructs with Seattle Pacific University’s MFA program. She is the author two short story collections and the novel The Hidden Letters of Velta B.

E.M. Tran is a Vietnamese American fiction and creative nonfiction writer. Her work has appeared in such places as Prairie Schooner, where her essay won a Glenna Luschei award, and Territory, an online literary project about maps. 


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