Hazel is thrilled to be a part of Litcrawl this year! Join us at Ruby Gallery for Phase 2 at 7:15 and our first ever fully curated lineup, comprised of some of our most favorite Hazel readers.

Mary Volmer is the author of the novel Crown of Dust (Soho 2010) and the forthcoming novel, Reliance, Illinois (Soho 2016).

Maw Shein Win’s writing has appeared in various journals and has work forthcoming in the anthology Cross-Strokes.  She often collaborates with artists and musicians.

Florencia Milito is an Argentine-born poet/translator who writes about exile and displacement; her work has appeared in ZYZZYVA, Indiana Review, Catamaran, Entremares, and Diálogo.

Sarah Ladipo Manyika was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, and England. Sarah’s first novel, In Dependence, is published by Legend Press (London) and Cassava Republic Press (Abuja).

Nayomi Munaweera‘s debut novel, Island of a Thousand Mirrors won the 2013 Commonwealth Literary Prize for Asia and was nominated for the Northern California Book Award. The New York Times called it “incandescent” and Publisher’s Weekly has compared her work to that of Jumpha Lahiri and Michael Ondaatje. Her second novel, What Lies Between Us will be released in Spring 2016.