Unsolicited Press Author Reading

Michener Center for Writers Bookfair Stage, Hall D & E, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 200 Level
Friday, March 25, 2022
3:20 pm to 4:35 pm


Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry reading by Unsolicited Press authors. The reading will include recently published creative works that span many geographies, time frames, cultural identities, and boundaries. Each author will introduce themselves and read a short excerpt of their work.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: Outline_for_Unsolicited_Press_Author_Reading_Event.pdf



Terry Tierney’s poetry collection, The Poet’s Garage, was published by Unsolicited Press in 2020. He earned his BA and MA at SUNY Binghamton and his PhD at Emory before surviving several Silicon Valley startups. Lucky Ride, an irreverent Vietnam-era road novel, appeared in 2021.

Amy Shimshon-Santo is a writer, educator, and multidisciplinary creative. Connect with her at www.amyshimshon.com.

Lara Lillibridge (she/zher) is the author of Mama, Mama, Only Mama and Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home and coeditor of the anthology Feminine Rising. She is the interviews editor for Hippocampus Magazine, holds an MFA from West Virginia Wesleyan College, and is a mentor for Writer to Writer.

Suzanne S. Rancourt is a US Marine Corps and Army veteran of Abenaki/Huron descent. She is the author of Billboard in the Clouds, which received the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas First Book Award; murmurs at the gate; and Old Stones, New Roads. Her fourth book is forthcoming from Unsolicited Press 2023. 


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