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Natalie Shapero
Janet McNally
Music by Difficult Night
Art installation by Jaime Schmidt

Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 16, 2016
Time: All readings begin at 7:00 p.m.

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Natalie ShaperoNatalie Shapero is the Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University and an Editor at Large of the Kenyon Review. Her first poetry collection, No Object, was published by Saturnalia Books in 2013, and her second collection is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press. Natalie’s writing has appeared in The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, Poetry, The Progressive, and elsewhere.



Janet McNallyJanet McNally is the author of Some Girls. She earned an MFA from the University of Notre Dame. She won the 2014 White Pine Press Poetry Prize and was a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow in fiction. She teaches creative writing at Canisius College.





Difficult NightDifficult Night is an indie rock band from Buffalo, New York.





Jaime SchmidtJaime Schmidt
is a mixed media installation artist currently working in Buffalo, New York. Schmidt is currently the Gallery Manager at Manuel Barreto Gallery. She received her BFA with a specialization in Painting from Daemen College in 2015. Jaime completed a curatorial internship at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in 2014, in which she had displayed work in annual faculty exhibition. Her work includes mixed media paintings, sculptures, drawings and large scale installations. Most of her work involves topics referring to phenomenology and visceral material exploration. Her work has been shown around Buffalo and Toronto.