TONIGHT Launch for Palimpsest, Vol. VIII: RISK

Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary and Arts Magazine invites you to a reading and launch party celebrating the release of its eighth volume, RISK. Please join us this evening, Friday the 13th, at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, Room 208, from 6–8pm to hear some talented writers and receive a free copy of the magazine. Refreshments will be served.

In addition to interdisciplinary projections by issue contributors Marta Tiesenga and Ying Liu, there will be flash readings by nonfiction writer Chris Campanioni, fiction writer Hadley Franklin, and poets Quinlan Corbett, Mia Kang, and Niel Rosenthalis.

CHRIS CAMPANIONI’s new book is Death of Art (C&R Press). He edits PANK, At Large, and Tupelo Quarterly and lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches literature and creative writing at Pace University and Baruch College.

QUINLAN CORBETT is currently attending viticulture school and working at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards in upstate New York. He is the 2017 Shaulis Scholar, conducting research with a plant pathologist at Cornell’s Agricultural Experiment Station. Quinlan’s work has been published in Quiddity Journal and The Human Touch. He holds an MFA in Acting and has appeared on film, Off-Broadway, and in regional theatre. He is from an island in the Northwest.

HADLEY FRANKLIN is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and earned an MFA in fiction at NYU’s Creative Writing Program. Her work has previously appeared in Narrative Magazine, Runaway Parade, and Hanging Loose. She teaches literature and writing at a special education school in New York and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and a tiny cat.

MIA KANG​ is an Oregon-born, Texas-raised writer, recently named the 2017 winner of the Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest by Mónica de la Torre. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in journals including Poetry Northwest, Sugar House Review, and the PEN Poetry Series. A Brooklyn Poets Fellow and runner-up for the 2017 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest, Mia is currently a first-year PhD student in the history of art at Yale University.​

NATHANIEL ROSENTHALIS has poems that appear or are forthcoming in Lana Turner, Denver Quarterly, Web Conjunctions, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was recently the Senior Fellow in Poetry. He lives in New York City.

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​We look forward to seeing you at the celebration!

Palimpsest is made possible through the generous support of McDougal Graduate Student Life; the Graduate and Professional Student Senate; the Office of International Students and Scholars; the Yale University Art Gallery; and the Yale Center for British Art.

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