Gulf Coast Reading Series featuring Fargo Nissim Tbakhi and student readers Biz Rasich, Julia Guez, and Charlotte Bellomy
Fargo Nissim Tbakhi is a queer Palestinian performance artist, a Taurus, and a cool breeze. Find more at fargotbakhi.com.
Biz Rasich is a queer writer from Richmond, Virginia and an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Houston. She is an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellow and an assistant fiction editor at Gulf Coast. Her work has previously appeared in R2, Prairie Margins, and Hayden’s Ferry Review.
Julia Guez is a writer and translator based in Houston. She holds degrees from Rice and Columbia and is grateful to be working towards a PhD at the University of Houston’s CWP. You can find In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame, Equestrian Monuments or The Certain Body wherever books are sold and if you’re curious to see more of what she is working on now, you can see what’s in progress online at www.juliaguez.net. Headshot courtesy of Wesley Mann.
Charlotte Bellomy is a writer from the Carolinas.
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts presents the poetry and prose of UH graduate students, paired with prominent featured visiting writers, at Lawndale Art Center. Participating students come from the MFA and PhD programs in Creative Writing. The monthly Gulf Coast Reading Series supports the journal’s mission to spotlight the work of both esteemed and emerging writers with voices as diverse as the Gulf itself.