Bandwidth #8

Hosted by Sebastián Hasani Páramo and K Iver, Bandwidth is a monthyl virtual reading series highlighting prose writers and poets around the country. This month, we feature Kendra Allen, Paige Quiñones, Mary Terrier, Theodora Ziolkowski!

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Kendra Allen is the author of award winning essay collection When You Learn the Alphabet and poetry collection The Collection Plate out July 6, 2021. Born and raised in Dallas, Tx, she loves laughing and leaving. Her work can be found on and in Repellar, Southwest Review, Frontier, The Rumpus, and more.

Paige Quiñones is the author of The Best Prey, which received the 2020 Pleiades Press Lena Miles-Wever Todd Prize for Poetry. She has received awards and fellowships from the Center for Mexican-American Studies, the Academy of American Poets, and Inprint Houston. Her work has appeared in Best New PoetsCopper NickelCrazyhorseJukedLambda LiteraryOrion MagazinePoetry NorthwestQuarterly WestSixth Finch, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from the Ohio State University and is currently a PhD student in poetry at the University of Houston, where she teaches community workshops and is a writer at Writers in the Schools.

Mary Terrier is a writer from Austin, TX. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris ReviewThe Kenyon Review, and Pleiades. She’s the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Elizabeth George Foundation. 

Theodora Ziolkowski is the author of On the Rocks, winner of a 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Award, and Mother Tongues, winner of The Cupboard’s 2015 ContestA Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets nominee, her work has appeared in Glimmer Train, The Writer’s Chronicle, Short Fiction (England), Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the Inprint Marion Barthelme Prize in Creative Writing and recently served as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast and Fiction Editor for Big Fiction. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Houston.