Writers & Words
is a Baltimore reading series, created by local writers Michelle Junot and Michael B. Tager. The reading series features one fiction writer, one essayist or memoirist, one poet, and a “wild card” each month. As part of the reading series, writers & words compiles and produces a zine of the featured readers’ work.
To find out more about becoming a featured reader, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael B. Tager | An Editor
Michael B. Tager is wary of bears. His writing has appeared in many places that you can discover through googling. He also has a website: www.michaelbtager.com.
Amanda Ponder | Editing Editor
Amanda is from the small town of Statesville, North Carolina. She graduated with her MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts last May from the University of Baltimore and she is the author of Make Believe Animals, a collection of short fiction. She teaches at the Community College of Baltimore County and spends her free time training her cat to be a lion. She resides in Baltimore County with her husband, two dogs, and a soon-to-be lion.
Maria C. Goodson | Managing Editor
Cija Jefferson | Hosting Editor
Michelle Junot | Founder
Michelle was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana where she learned important skills like cajun dancing, crawfish peeling, and reading. She now lives with her six plants in Baltimore, Maryland where she writes and drinks unsafe amounts of coffee.
Michelle Junot | Editor in Chief
Ian Anderson | Contributing Editor
Mike Shattuck | Editor at Large
Jessica Welch | Arts Editor