Word Thursdays Online

Word Thursdays Presents Rainie Oet and Ariel Chu

Word Thursdays Online featuring Rainie Oet & Ariel Chu (Syracuse, NY) will broadcast live on May 28 at 7 pm. To attend the event, please visit the Bright Hill Press Facebook page and scroll down to the first post. Word Thursdays Online will begin with an “open mic,” during which prerecorded poets will share one poem. It is recommended that those who wish to attend arrive to the Facebook page and scroll down to the first post by 6:58 PM EST.

Instructions on how to join the Word Thursdays Online Open Mic Series can be found here. For those not on Facebook, the reading and instructions will also be posted to our website. The deadline to submit a poem for open mic is Tuesday May 26 by 5 PM.

RSVP to the event here.
To join the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/brighthp just before 7 PM on Thursday, May 28 at 7 PM.

Suggested donation is $3, and free to students. Donations to Bright Hill are gratefully accepted via Paypal or with a credit card by visiting brighthillpress.org or by check, made out to Bright Hill Press Inc, and mailed to 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY 13846, or by credit card by personal appointment by emailing info@brighthillpress.org.

Rainie Oet (Syracuse, NY) is a nonbinary writer and game designer, former Editor-in-Chief of Salt Hill Journal, and the author of three books of poetry: Porcupine in Freefall (winner of the Bright Hill Poetry Book Competition, 2017, published in 2019), Inside Ball Lightning (SEMO Press, 2020), and Glorious Veils of Diane (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2021). They won the Puerto Del Sol Poetry Contest in 2019. You can read their writing and translations in Blackbird, jubilat, The Poetry Review, and The Yale Review, among other publications. Find them online at rainieoet.com.

Ariel Chu (Syracuse, NY) is an Editor-in-Chief of Salt Hill Journal, a 2019 P.D. Soros Fellow for New Americans, and an MFA candidate in Fiction at Syracuse University. She is a nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Award, the winner of the Spring 2018 Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest, and a finalist in the 2018 Honeysuckle Press Chapbook Contest in fiction. Ariel’s writing can also be found in Sonora Review, Nat. Brut, and Wildness, among others. Visit her at ariel-chu.com.


May 28 2020


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Bright Hill Press & Literary Center of the Catskills


Bright Hill Press & Literary Center of the Catskills

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