7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative
3130 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Hosted by Caroline Smadja
COME AND SHOW US YOUR NEW WORK!
Evanston Public Library
ROOM 108 – Small Meeting Room
Church & Orrington
Holly Amos is an animal rights advocate and vegan. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection Continual guidance of air as well as the chapbook This Is a Flood, both from H_NGM_N BKS. Currently living in Chicago, she is the editorial assistant for Poetry and a poetry editor for Pinwheel.
The political IS personal: creating compassionate readers to make the world better. We’ll look at poems by Emily Jungmin Yoon, Beyza Ozer, Kiki Petrosino, and sam sax that push for social change by focusing on the “I.”
Bring 15 or more copies (2 page limit) of a poem you want critiqued.
This project is partially supported by grants from: Poets & Writers, the Illinois Arts Council and The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
Open Mic 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Bookends & Beginnings, LLC
1712 Sherman Ave, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201
This event is free and open to the public!
Toby Altman is the author of Arcadia, Indiana (Plays Inverse, 2017) and five chapbooks, Security Theater (Present Tense Pamphlets), Tender Industrial Fabric (Greying Ghost, 2015), Same Difference (Shirt Pocket, 2015), Asides (Furniture Press, 2012) and Life of Richard (Damask, 2011). His poems can or will be found The Best American Experimental Writing 2014, The Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, Diagram, Lana Turner, The Laurel Review, and other journals and anthologies.
Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, forthcoming 2017). His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Southern Indiana Review, Weave Magazine, Union Station Magazine, Toe Good Poetry and Inch. A recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and The Frost Place, Nathan holds an MFA from Warren Wilson and is a Cave Canem fellow.