Open Mike 6:00 – 6:30
Featured Poets 6:45 – 7:30
500 Main St.
Sarah Carson teaches writing and filmmaking at Westwood College and East West University. She is the author of the “Being a Screenwriter” series of books for children. She is currently finishing her MFA in creative writing at National Univ. in La Jolla, California and is an editor at Rhino.
Helen Degen Cohen (Halina Degenfisz) writes about (1) The War, and (2) Everything Else. Her major awards include the NEA in poetry, First Prize in British Stand Magazine’s fiction competition, and 3 Illinois Arts Council awards. A former Artist-In-Education and instructor for Roosevelt University, she co-edits Rhino. Widely published, she has had two collections published in 2009, Habry, and On A Good Day One Discovers Another Poet, as well as another novel excerpt in Where We Find Ourselves (SUNY).