The Observable Reading Series, brought to you by St. Louis Poetry Center, welcomes poets to Dressel’s Public House (CWE) on second Mondays. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the upstairs loft of the restaurant.

Suggested $5.00 donation at the door.                               Curated by: Jeff Hamilton & Joshua Kryah



Monday, March 6th, 2017
7:30 p.m., Dressel’s Public House (CWE)


Elizabeth Arnold is winner of an Amy Lowell scholarship, a Whiting Writer’s award, and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center, Yaddo, and MacDowell. Elizabeth Arnold has published four books of poetry, The Reef (University of Chicago Press, 1999), Civilization (Flood Editions, 2006), Effacement (Flood Editions, 2010), and Life (Flood Editions, 2014). Her fifth book of poems, Skeleton Coast, is expected to appear by early 2017. Arnold’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Slate, Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, and The Nation. As a PhD student, she discovered an unpublished novel by the British poet, Mina Loy, which was published by Black Sparrow Press in 1990. She teaches on the MFA faculty of University of Maryland.



Alison C. Rollins was born and raised in St. Louis city. She currently works as the librarian for Nerinx Hall. She is the second prize winner of the 2016 James H. Nash Poetry Contest and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, River Styx, Solstice, Vinyl, and elsewhere. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship.

Dressel’s Public House
419 N Euclid Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63108