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CRAFT 2023 Summer Salon

Please join us for the
CRAFT 2023 Summer Salon!

Treat yourself to an hour of readings by award-winning authors!
Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 4-5 p.m. PDT / 7-8 p.m. EDT on Zoom

Featured Reader: Laura Spence-Ash

Debut Author of Beyond That, the Sea

Additional virtual salon readers will include recent contributors:

Tessa Yang, introduced by Melissa Benton Barker, Flash Fiction Section Editor
Rubén Degollado, introduced by Jacqueline Doyle, Creative Nonfiction Section Editor
Amber Blaeser-Wardzala, introduced by Suzanne Grove, Associate Editor & Short Fiction Section Editor

Editor in Chief Courtney Harler will moderate the event.
Additional details provided via email upon registration.

Our Featured Reader:

LAURA SPENCE-ASH’s debut novel, Beyond That, the Sea, was published by Celadon Books in March 2023. The novel received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, was named a GMA Buzz Pick, and was an Indie Next pick for April 2023. Her short fiction has appeared in One Story, New England Review, Crazyhorse, and elsewhere. She was the cofounding editor of CRAFT, and her critical essays and book reviews appear regularly in the Ploughshares blog. She received her MFA in fiction from Rutgers–Newark, and she lives in New Jersey. Find her on Twitter @LauraSpenceAsh.