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TONIGHT: Literary Reading by Katie Young Foster in Canyon

Thanks to author Katie Young Foster for sharing her work with us today on High Plains Morning. She's got a reading tonight, March 7th, at Burrowing Owl Books (419 16th Street) in Canyon, TX from 7-8pm CT. It's a free event.   

MORE ABOUT THE KATIE YOUNG FOSTER: Katie grew up in the Sandhills of Nebraska. She was the 2016-17 Creative Writing Fellow at The Curb Center in Nashville, TN, where she led expressive writing workshops for individuals impacted by cancer. Currently she teaches at West Texas A&M University. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Masters Review Anthology V, Arcadia, Day One, Booth, The New Territory, The Boiler Journal, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere. She is the winner of The Masters Review Anthology contest judged by Amy Hempel, and has been recognized by DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal and Arcadia Magazine’s Dead Bison Editors’ Prize in Fiction and the Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction contest. She holds an M.F.A. from Vanderbilt University.
 
For more information, call the bookstore at (806) 282-9888. This reading is sponsored by the High Plains Poetry Project. Hear the full interview and a selection of her work on the link below.
 

Jenny Inzerillo joined HPPR in 2015 as the host of High Plains Morning, our live music program that airs weekdays at 9 am to noon CST. Broadcasting from KJJP in beautiful downtown Amarillo, she helps listeners wake up with inspired music from our region and beyond. Tune in for new voices in folk/Americana, deep cuts from your favorite artists, soulful tracks from singer/songwriters across the world, and toe-tapping classics dating as far back as the 1920s. Plus, discover underground greats that just might be your new favorite band.