Open Mike 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
500 Main St.
Bill Yarrow is the author of Blasphemer (Lit Fest Press 2015), Pointed Sentences (BlazeVOX 2012) and four chapbooks. His poems have appeared in many print and online magazines including Poetry International, RHINO, Contrary, DIAGRAM, Confrontation, FRiGG, Gargoyle, and PANK. He is a Professor of English at Joliet Junior College where he teaches creative writing, Shakespeare, and film.
Ralph Hamilton is editor of RHINO. He has an MFA in Poetry from Bennington. His poems have appeared in Court Green, CutBank, Pirene’s Fountain, Blackbird, and other journals. He has had residencies at Ragdale and the Anderson Center, and served on the board of the Ragdale Foundation. He judged Fifth Wednesday Journal’s (FWJ) prize in poetry in 2013, and served as FWJ’s guest poetry editor in 2014. He was recently nominated for Best New Poets 2015. His book, “Teaching a Man to Unstick His Tail,” was released in March of this year by Sibling Rivalry Press. He is currently finishing his 2nd book, “The Barnyard of Boyage”.