Jan 26: Laila, Yearous-Algozin, Higdon

This Saturday, January 26 at 8PM - Come hear poets Hailey Higdon and Joey-Yearous Algozin and fiction writer Tarannum Laila and have some delicious Chapterhouse coffee.

HAILEY HIGDON harbors an irrational distrust of New Yorkers. At sixteen, she had an irrational love of the rock opera The Who's Tommy. Her recent work, The Palinode Project can be read and accessed on the blog: www.palinodeproject.blogspot.com. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and arrived in Philadelphia two and a half years ago by way of: Bennington, Vermont, Ronan, Montana, Marina Del Rey California, Grahamstown, South Africa, Boston, and Madison, Wisconsin.

JOEY YEAROUS-ALGOZIN was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He currently lives in Philadelphia and attends Temple University. There was a time when he could do a front handspring.

TARANNUM LAILA is a second year student at Temple University's Creative Writing Program. She is currently working on multiple projects. Her stories, essays, and articles have appeared in the most widely circulated national dailies in Bangladesh. She has translated for Plume and was a finalist for Glimmer Train's short fiction award.

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