Part literary reading, part variety show, part cocktail party 

Catch Spring Fever on April 25th!

 Things are heating up outside, and Seersucker Live is proud to present “The Spring Fever Episode,” featuring readings from Kristen Arnett, Sam Rush, and Keith Miller. The event will be held at Front Porch Improv, Thursday, April 25, at 6:00p.m. Tickets​​ can be purchased in advance at — $15 for general admission and $10 for students — or for $18 at the door. 

Kristen Arnett

Kristen Arnett is the queer author of With Teeth: A Novel (Riverhead Books, 2021) which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in fiction and the New York Times bestselling debut novel Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019) which was also a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in fiction and was shortlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Her work has appeared at The New York Times, TIME, The Cut, Oprah Magazine, Guernica, Buzzfeed, McSweeneys, PBS Newshour, The Guardian, Salon, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. 

Sam Rush

Sam Rush began writing after developing progressive hearing loss and realizing how many words each word could be. They were a finalist at the National Poetry Slam in 2016, and Sam's work has been featured in Muzzle, The Offing, Voicemail Poems & The Journal, as well as on Button Poetry, and SlamFind. Their first collection of poems, SWALLOW (Sibling Rivalry Press,2021) was nominated for the Georgia Author of the Year Award. Sam has spent the last decade working in environmental education and youth empowerment.

Keith F. Miller, Jr.

Keith F. Miller, Jr. is an award-winning educator, artist, and researcher who studies healing literacies and their role in supporting BIPOC communities in healing, growing, and thriving through trauma. The founder of Healing By Any Means, LLC, Keith’s work powers people, projects, and healing-centered research in service of systems and narrative change through the arts. He is an executive producer of Pritty: The Animation and current M.F.A candidate in creative writing at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.

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