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GRS at Writers & Books: Gail Hosking & Iris Miller

  • Writers & Books 740 University Avenue Rochester, NY, 14607 United States (map)

The Genesee Reading Series presents writers from the greater Genesee Valley region, reading in the Writers & Books Performance Space.


December 13: Gail Hosking & Iris Miller

Price: $3 members, $6 public

 Gail Hosking

Gail Hosking

Gail Hosking is the author of the memoir Snake's Daughter: The Roads In and Out of War, and the poetry chapbook The Tug.  She holds an MFA from Bennington College and has taught writing and literature for years at RIT. Her essays and poems have been widely anthologized, and have appeared in The Chattachoochee Review, Nimrod, Consequence, Hippocampus, Upstreet, and The Fourth Genre.  Two recent essays were considered “Most Notable” in Best American Essays of 2014 and 2015.

 Iris Miller

Iris Miller

Visual artist, art therapist, student of dreams, and practitioner of shamanic healing,

Iris Miller began writing poems when she retired from teaching art in the Rochester City School District 25 years ago.  Born and bred in New England, Iris has spent her adult life in Rochester. Summers find her on Monhegan Island in Maine, where she writes in a community of poets.  Her work has been published in Nimrod, The Clackamas Review, Sou'wester, The South Carolina Review, and The Sow's Ear. Her first chapbook, Angels Flying Backwards, was published by Foothills in 2011, and she will be reading from her second chapbook, The Orchards of Cleveland (Foothills, 2016), a memoir in poems.