Karla Kelsey, Selah Saterstrom, and Mary-Kim Arnold, Essay Press authors, Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7 pm


Counterpath is excited to host Karla Kelsey, Selah Saterstrom, and Mary-Kim Arnold, three recent Essay Press authors, for a reading on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Selah Saterstrom is the author of the novels Slab, The Meat and Spirit Plan and The Pink Institution (all published by Coffee House Press). Her collection of essays, Ideal Suggestions: Essays in Divinatory Poetics won the Essay Press Book Award and was published October of this year. She teaches and lectures across the United States, and is on faculty at the University of Denver.


Karla Kelsey is a poet, essayist, and editor whose work weaves together the lyric with philosophy and history. She has published three books of poetry: A Conjoined Book (Omnidawn, 2014), Iteration Nets (Ahsahta, 2010), and Knowledge, Forms, the Aviary (Ahsahta, 2006) selected by Carolyn Forché for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize. Blood Feather, her fourth book of poetry, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in 2019 and her book of experimental essays, Of Sphere, was selected by Carla Harryman for the 2016 Essay Press Prize and is out November 1st.


Mary-Kim Arnold is the author of Litany for the Long Moment, winner of the 2016 Essay Press Open Book Contest selected by Carla Harryman, and forthcoming from Essay Press in 2018. A multidisciplinary artist, her work has appeared in a number of literary and art journals, including Tin HouseThe Georgia ReviewDay One, and Hyperallergic. She holds graduate degrees from Brown University and Vermont College of Fine Arts. She was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in New York.