RHINO Reads! Open Mic with Featured Readers Allison Joseph and Jon Tribble | FRIDAY 7-29-16

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Jon Tribble

Open Mike        6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Featured Readers        6:45 pm – 7:30 pm

Brothers K Coffeehouse
500 Main St., Evanston, IL

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Allison Joseph lives in Carbondale, Illinois, where she co-directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University.  She serves as editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review. Her books include What Keeps Us Here (winner of the Ampersand Press Women Poets Series Prize and the John C. Zacharis Prize), Soul Train (Carnegie Mellon), In Every Seam (Pittsburgh), Imitation of Life (Carnegie Mellon), Worldly Pleasures (winner of the Word Press Poetry Prize) and Voice: Poems (Mayapple Press).  Her most recent full-length poetry collection, My Father’s Kites, was published in 2010 by Steel Toe Books. Recently published books and chapbooks include Trace Particles (Backbone Press), Little Epiphanies (Imaginary Friend Press), Mercurial (Mayapple Press), Mortal Rewards (White Violet Press), and Multitudes (forthcoming, July 2016, Word Press).

 

 

Jon Tribble is the Managing Editor of Crab Orchard Review and the Series Editor of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry. His first book of poems, Natural State, was published by Glass Lyre Press in 2016; his second poetry collection, And There Is Many a Good Thing, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in 2017. He is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, Sewanee Writers Conference, and Sarah Lawrence College. He is a recent winner in the Nazim Hikmet International Poetry Competition. He teaches and conducts literary magazine and publishing internships for creative writing students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

 

 

RHINO Reads! Open mic and featured readers Rochelle Hurt, and Allison Joseph, winner of the Paladin Award 4-25-14

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Open Mike        6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Featured Readers        6:45 pm – 7:30 pm

Brothers K

500 Main St.

Evanston

Directions

Rochelle Hurt is the author of The Rusted City, a novel in poems published by White Pine Press (2014). Her work has been included in Best New Poets 2013, and she has been awarded literary prizes from Crab Orchard Review, Arts & Letters, Hunger Mountain, and Poetry International. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have been also published in Mid-American Review, The Southeast Review, Kenyon Review Online, Image, RHINO, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from UNC Wilmington, and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati.

Allison Joseph is the author of What Keeps Us Here (Ampersand, 1992), Soul Train (Carnegie Mellon, 1997), In Every Seam (Pittsburgh, 1997), Imitation of Life (Carnegie Mellon, 2003) andWorldly Pleasures (Word Press, 2004). Her honors include the John C. Zacharis First Book Prize, fellowships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry. She is editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review and director of the Young Writers Workshop, an annual summer residential creative writing workshop for high school writers. She holds the Judge Williams Holmes Cook Endowed Professorship at Southern University of Illinois. She maintains the creative writing opportunities list serve CWROPPS, and in 2012 received the 2012 Garrett Award from the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.  On April 8, 2014, she received an honorary doctorate from Kenyon College. She is the recipient of the 2014 Paladin Award from RHINO.

Poetry Forum Led by Allison Joseph – Fourth Sunday Poetry Workshop July 22, 2012

COME AND TRY OUT YOUR NEW WORK ON US!

Evanston Public Library

Church & Orrington
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1:30-4:30 — Room 108

Allison Joseph lives, writes and teaches in Carbondale, Illinois, where she’s part of the faculty in creative writing at Southern Illinois University. She serves as editor of Crab Orchard Review, director of the SIUC MFA Program in Creative Writing, and director of the Young Writers Workshop, an annual conference for high school-aged writers. The author of five collections of poetry, she has received awards and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council. Her most recent collection of poems, My Father’s Kites, was published by Steel Toe Books in 2010.

TOPIC: Embracing the Elegy

Bring 17 or more copies (2 page limit) of a poem you want critiqued.*$5 – $10 donation appreciated.

Past leaders and readers and all poets welcome. Drop in, have poems critiqued, and participate in an ongoing discussion of poetry and poetics. Sessions are free* and no registration is required.

This project has been partially supported by grants from Poets & Writers, Inc. and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.


Poetry Forum: Led by Allison Joseph – Fourth Sundays Poetry Workshop 7-25-10

COME AND TRY OUT YOUR NEW WORK ON US!

Evanston Public Library

Church & Orrington

1:30-4:30 — Room 108

Past leaders and readers and all poets welcome. Drop in, have poems critiqued, and participate in an ongoing discussion of poetry and poetics.  Sessions are free* and no registration is required.

Allison Joseph lives, writes and teaches in Carbondale, Illinois, where she directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  She also serves as editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review, a national journal of literary works, and director of the Young Writers Workshop, a coed residential creative writing summer workshop for high-school writers.  She also serves as moderator of the Creative Writers Opportunities List, an online list-serve that distributes calls for submissions and literary contest information to writers free of charge.  She is the author of six books of poems: What Keeps Us Here (1992, winner of the Ampersand Press Women Poets Series Prize and the John C. Zacharis Prize from Ploughshares and Emerson College), Soul Train (1997, Carnegie Mellon University Press), In Every Seam (1997, University of Pittsburgh Press), Imitation of Life (2003, Carnegie Mellon UP), and Worldly Pleasures (2004, winner of the Word Press Poetry Prize) and My Father’s Kites,  published in 2010 by Steel Toe Books.  She is also the author of a chapbook, Voice: Poems, published in 2009 by Mayapple Press. She has received fellowships and awards from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Sewanee Writers Conference and the Illinois Arts Council.

Topic: forthcoming

Bring 15 or more copies (no longer than two pages) of work you want critiqued.

*$5 – $10 donation appreciated

This project has been partially supported by a grant from Poets & Writers.