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Conflict of Interest presents: Well Lit: Katy Chrisler, Adam Edelman, Stephanie Goehring & Micah Bateman

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Event location: pump project
702 Shady Ln, Austin, Texas 78702

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Please join us for our very first Conflict of Interest reading in celebration of the release of Micah Bateman's first chapbook, Polis. We'll have our pop-up book store set up with Polis along with a variety of other books from artists, writers and presses that we love. All of this will take place at pump project, where Seth Orion Schwaiger's exhibition COMPLEX 1 is currently on display. Come at 7pm to peruse the books and exhibition. Reading begins promptly at 8pm!

Katy Chrisler received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has been awarded residencies with the Land Arts of the American West program and 100 West Corsicana. Katy's work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House, Octopus Magazine, The Volta, and The Seattle Review. She lives and works in Austin, Texas.

Adam Edelman grew up in central Iowa and is an MFA candidate in poetry in the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin. Adam is the associate poetry editor for Bat City Review, and you can find his poems in the fall 2015 issue of Forklift, Ohio.

Stephanie Goehring is the author of two poetry chapbooks and a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She serves on the Conflict of Interest advisory council and slings books at Malvern Books in Austin. You can find her online at

Micah Bateman is the author of a chapbook, Polis, recently released by The Catenary Press. His poems have been anthologized in: New Poetry from the Midwest and Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics, and they have appeared in publications including Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, jubilat, and Verse. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has received the Poetry Society of America's Lyric Poetry Award. He lives in Austin, where he studies Whitman and edits