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Studio One Reading Series featuring Terry Taplin, William “Endlesswill” Davis, and Caroline O’Connor Thomas!

May 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0

Friday, May 3rd, featuring Terry Taplin, William “Endlesswill” Davis, and Caroline O’Connor Thomas!

Please join us on Friday, May 3rd from 7:30-9:30 pm for a reading featuring Terry Taplin, William “Endlesswill” Davis,

and Caroline O’Connor Thomas!


author bios & photos below.

All of our readings are free & open to the public.

Snacks, wine & Lagunitas beer will be served.

365 45th Street | Oakland | 94609

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+ a huge thank you to our generous sponsors!

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Clorox Company Foundation

Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation


Terry Taplin is the inaugural Lambda Literary Fellow at Saint Mary’s College. Terry serves as Poetry Editor for MARY: A Journal for New Writing, Co-Editor of Baest, and is the Social Media Manager at speCt! books. He holds a BA in Classical Languages: Greek and Latin. He is a former slam champion and the recipient of the Ina Coolbrith Prize for Undergraduate Poetry (academic year 2014-15). Terry’s work has appeared in PARADISE NOW and Baest: A Journal of Queer Forms and Affects. He is the author of fragmenta (Marigold 2016), and has a chapbook forthcoming from Nion Editions.

William “Endlesswill” Davis, 2016-2018 poet laureate of Hillsborough, NC, and author of Broken Perception and Falling Apples, is a spoken word artist who is dedicated to continuing the tradition of poetry in living form. Ambitious in his craft and performance, Endlesswill offers audiences unforgettable performances that evoke thoughtfulness, introspection, and connection as a community. William is a publisher, graphic design artist, basketball coach, and radio host, and manages to juggle all of that under the umbrella of being a father and a husband.

Caroline O’Connor Thomas is a writer who lives in Oakland, California.  Her poetry has appeared in 580 Split, Tin House, Sixth Finch and others. She is the author of the chapbook Unusual Light Source (White Stag, 2018) and a graduate of the MFA program at St. Mary’s College of California. https://carolineoconnorthomas.com

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May 3, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
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Studio One Reading Series
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Studio One Arts Center
365 45th Street
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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