PLU Open Mic featuring Helen Cusack O’Keeffe & Stephanie Papa, aka The Editors
Here come the girls! Come and meet some of the members of our team on Thursday August 18, as we welcome PLU Editors poet Stephanie Papa and creative chameleon/writer Helen Cusack O’Keeffe to the stage! Signup for the regular open mic starts at 8, we’ll hit the deck running with host Eddy B from 8.30/45…
Stephanie Papa is a poet and translator living Paris, France. She has an MFA degree in Poetry from the Pan European program. She is poetry co-editor of Paris Lit Up magazine. Her work has been published in World Literature Today (forthcoming), NOON, great weather for media, Four Chambers Press, Paris/Atlantic, Literary Bohemian, 5×5, Rumpus, Cleaver Magazine, Cerise Press, The Prose Poetry Project. She organizes anglophone writing workshops in Paris.
Helen Cusack O’Keeffe has been on the PLU magazine editing team since issue #1. A fiction writer and translator based in Paris for many foggy years, her publications can be found in the Bastille, Tightrope Press (Canada), Stoneskin Press (London) and Paris Lit Up magazine. Plays include the bilingual Surrealist extravaganza: Napoleon, Femme, Rhinocéros and she co-authored The Terrible Mystery of Ophelia Dupont-Cassé with poetic genius Vincent Chabany. Her costume-maker alter ego, PomPom de la Tour Awfful, dresses actors and models for her own events and for ones hosted by her unfortunate victims.