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Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
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A graduate of Kenyon College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Jessica Savitz was the inaugural winner of the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize, and Lake Forest College Press published her first book of poems Hunting is Painting. Savitz teaches poetry writing at the University of Chicago as part of the visiting faculty, and she lives in Evanston with her husband, Michael, and their two wondrous daughters, Eugenia and Aurelia.
Robert Eric Shoemaker is a Chicago based poet-playwright, director, and arts journalist. Eric is published in Newcity, Evanston Now, Rollick Magazine, Literature Emitting Diodes, The Chicago After Dark Anthology, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and his book, “30 Days Dry,” with Thought Collection Publishing. Follow his work at reshoemaker.com.