Jay Carson holds a Doctor of Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University and has taught at Robert Morris University for many years, where he was a faculty adviser to the student literary journal, Rune. Now a full-time writer, Jay is the author of a chapbook, Irish Coffee, and a longer book of poetry, The Cinnamon of Desire.
Jennifer Jackson Berry‘s first full length collection of poetry The Feeder was released from YesYes Books in December 2016. The manuscript was offered publication from the 2015 Pamet River Prize finalist list. She is also the author of the chapbooks When I Was a Girl and Nothing But Candy.
An Evening of Poetry with Jay Carson and Jennifer Jackson Berry will be held on Saturday, April 22, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at City Books, located at 908 Galveston Avenue in Allegheny West.