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 graduated with her MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts in May of 2014 from the University of Baltimore. She is the author of Make Believe Animals, a collection of short fiction. She currently freelances as a Graphic Designer and spends her free time teaching her 5-month-old how to be a human. She resides in Baltimore County with her husband, two dogs, one cat, and one human-in-training.
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