Literature Program

Friday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m.


UB English Dept. & Hallwalls present

Christina Milletti & Kim Chinquee

Exhibit X Fiction: Double New Book Launch!

Christina Milletti, Choke Box: a Fem-Noir
& Kim Chinquee, Wetsuit

Reading & Book Signing.
Books On Sale from Talking Leaves.

Christina Milletti's novel Choke Box: a Fem-Noir won the Juniper Prize for Fiction and is forthcoming from University of Massachusetts Press in March 2019. Her first collection of stories, The Religious and Other Fictions, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press, and her recent stories can be found in journals such as The Iowa Review, Harcourt's Best New American Voices, The Master's Review, The Cincinnati Review, and Denver Quarterly. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University at Buffalo. Her next book is a collection of fiction called Now You See Her.

Kim Chinquee is a regular contributor to Noon, Denver Quarterly, and Conjunctions, and has also published in Ploughshares, The Nation, Storyquarterly, Indiana Review, Fiction, Mississippi Review, and over a hundred other journals and anthologies. She is the author of the collections Oh Baby, Pretty, Pistol, Shot Girls, and Veer and senior editor of New World Writing. She is an Associate Professor of English at Buffalo State College. Wetsuit is her 6th book.

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from May. 10, 2019
through Jun. 28, 2019

Ashley Smith
Three Fold Form

Inspired by Jungian psychology and mythology, Ashley Smith's process is an alchemical cauldron where personal narratives about womanhood, motherhood, research about art, stories, and myths of the wild woman archetype who represents the instinctive nature of woman are boiled together and transmuted to create abstract sculptural forms and installations that sprout from the wall and grow from the ground.

Stephanie Rohlfs
Put One Over

Rohlfs' work springboards from a clean surface appearance and concise formal gestures into a hybridized set of works that make the artist seem part minimalist, part colorist, part humorist. Rohlfs' sculptural gestures are so adroitly specific and contained that each element—a field of color, a drooping form, a slab of shelving—takes on more imminent and emphatic articulation ...