Fall 2014 FTRS Season
Final Thursday Reading Series
Hearst Center for the Arts
Cedar Falls, IA

Th., Aug. 28    DC Larson
Larson is the author of the retro-styled adventure novels Shake, Rattle & Rocket and Ghost Saucers in the Sky.  His work has appeared in Rockabilly, Pin Up America, and Goldmine

Th. Sept. 25    Bruce Whiteman
Whiteman is the author of the new collection of poetry, Intimate Letters: The Invisible World Is in Decline, Book VII. He is poet, translator, and reviewer with more than a dozen books to his credit, including Tristia (Vero Press) and The Forger Contemplates Rossetti (Lyceum Press).

Th. Oct. 30     Sean Thomas Dougherty
Dougherty is the author or editor of thirteen books across genre including All I Ask for Is Longing: Poems 1994-2014 (BOA Editions), Scything Grace (Etruscan Press) and Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line (BOA Editions).

Th. Nov. 20    Grant Tracey
**one week early due to Thanksgiving
Tracey is the author of several collections of fiction including Lovers & Strangers and Playing Mac: a novella in two acts. A fiction editor of the North American Review, Tracey has also written and directed the play According to Chelsea.


Now in its 14th season, the Final Thursday Reading Series features guest regional authors and provides a forum where local writers can share their own work.  FREE to the public.  Open mic signup is at 7:00.  You are invited to share your best five minutes of original poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction.  The open mic begins at 7:15 and the featured author takes the stage at 8:00.  There will be a short question and answer period as time allows.  Sponsored by Final Thursday Press, The Hearst Center for the Arts, The University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences, and Cup of Joe.


Now Available!!!
The Inhabitants by Jason Bradford


"These are poems of translucence and haunting, poems that force us again and again to remember that we inhabit only this one moment and what we do with this moment matters." ----Sandy Longhorn, author of Blood Almanac
$8.95, available directly from Final Thursday Press and at Amazon.com

FINAL THURSDAY PRESS PUBLICATIONS

OTHER THINGS THAT GROW
Poetry by Kimberly Groninga
$7.95

WHEN I THINK ABOUT RAIN
Poetry by Paul M. Hedeen
$9.95
 
 
VISION OF A NEW PAST:
POEMS ABOUT AMERICA
Poetry by Bill Chene
$7.95
 
LAMENTATIONS ON
THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE
Poetry by
Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure
$9.95
 
KYRIE
Poetry by Jonathan Stull
$7.95
 
GHOST WARS
Poetry by Vince Gotera
$5.00


To order by mail, send checks made out to "Final Thursday Press" to FTP, 815 State St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613.  Available locally at the Hearst Center for the Arts.  Available online at amazon.com.