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Bat City Review presents: Micah Bateman, James Domingo, Marco Verdoni & Megan Tabaque

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Event location: Cactus Cafe
2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas 78705

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Bat City Review's second reading of the spring features the poetry of Micah Bateman and fiction from James Domingo Madrigal & Marco Verdoni alongside a performance from the playwright Megan Tabaque. 

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

James Domingo Madrigal is a graduate of Westminster College where he also taught creative writing. He is a current MFA candidate in fiction in The New Writers Project at the University of Texas, serving as a reader for Bat City Review's 2015 issue. 

Megan Tabaque is a writer and performer from central Florida. She is currently a Michener fellow of playwriting and fiction in Austin. Her plays have been developed and produced at theatre companies in Chicago, Austin, and Tallahassee. In 2015, she and co-writer Kimberly Belflower, were nominated for an Austin Critic's Table Award for Best New Play for their show Teen Girl Fantasies which premiered in the Cohen New Works Festival at UT Austin. She is a 2016 Kundiman Fellow. 

Marco Verdoni was born in Saginaw, Michigan. He is an MFA candidate in fiction in The New Writers Project here at UT. His short story “Immigrant Song” appears in Akashic Books’ best-selling Noir anthology series, Prison Noir, edited by Joyce Carol Oates (later republished by The Barcelona Review). A recent student at The Second City improv and sketch writing school in Chicago, he also stars in the music video “Keep Time” by Dalinian.