Friday, February 26, 2016

March 3: Kali Meister at Midtown Scholar's Poetry Thursdays

March 3: Kali Meister is featured performer at Harrisburg's Midtown Scholar Bookstore's Poetry Thursdays poetry series, hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel, 1302 N. 3rd St. 17102. 7-- 9pm. (717) 236-1680.
Kali Meister’s writing is an extension of her rich experiences in theatre, performance art, and film. In the many theatrical productions to her credit, Meister has worked as a playwright, director, actor, costume coordinator, and make-up designer. She has performed as a poet, storyteller, and stand-up comic at various events.

While living in Texas, Meister worked as an extra on the films J.F.K., Dazed and Confused, and Boys on the Side. Her first full-length play was a finalist at the 2010 Festival of Appalachian Plays and Playwrights at Barter Theater in Abingdon, Virginia.

Her literary achievements include winning the 2005 Margaret Atley Woodruff Award for fiction and the 2006 Margaret Atley Award for playwriting. She also received the 2005 and 2006 Eleanor Burke Award for non-fiction from the University of Tennessee’s English department. Meister’s poetry has been featured in publications such as Circle Magazine, Caduceus, Pegasus Review, Prism, Phoenix and Ashville Poetry Review. Her Absurd Noir, was featured in the Knoxville Writers’ Guild anthology, Outscapes.

An adjunct professor at Pellissippi State Community College, and Roane State Community College, Meister is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and studied creative writing, with a concentration in playwriting, at Goddard College.

Watch video,of a Meister performance:

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