July 27th, 2018: Hodson, Broder, Carrete, Fincham-Gray

The inaugural LAST EXIT reading series hits San Diego on Friday, July 27th.

Friday, July 27th, 2018

8:00 PM @ SASH
3753 Sixth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
LAST EXIT is a brand new San Diego reading, workshop series, and online literary journal, hosted by Julia Dixon Evans

CHELSEA HODSON is the author of the book of essays TONIGHT I’M SOMEONE ELSE and the chapbook PITY THE ANIML. She is a graduate of the MFA program at Bennington College and has been awarded fellowships from MacDowell Colony and PEN Center USA Emerging Voices. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Frieze Magazine, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. She teaches at Catapult in New York and at Mors Tua Vita Mea in Sezze Romano, Italy.

MELISSA BRODER is the author of four poetry collections, including LAST SEXT (Tin House, 2016), and the essay collection SO SAD TODAY (Grand Central, 2016). Her first novel, THE PISCES, was published by Hogarth/Crown in May 2018. Broder writes the So Sad Today column for VICE, the horoscopes for Lenny Letter, and the Beauty and Death column at Elle.com. Poems appear in POETRY, The Iowa Review, Tin House, Guernica, Fence, The Missouri Review, Denver Quarterly, et al. She is the winner of a Pushcart Prize for poetry. Broder received her BA from Tufts University and her MFA from City College of New York. She lives in Los Angeles.

ANA CARRETE is the author of Baby Babe, make-believe love-making, Sadmess, why-fi, and naíf y kawaii. All of her social media accounts are private. You can lurk her on the internet.

SUZY FINCHAM-GRAY is a veterinarian and an author. Her first book, MY PATIENTS AND OTHER ANIMALS: A Veterinarian’s Stories of Love, Loss and Hope will be released by Spiegel and Grau on April 10, 2018.