Evanston Public Library Church & Orrington map 1:30-4:30 — ROOM 108 – Small Meeting Room
ANTHONY MADRIDlives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2013, Boston Review, Fence, Lana Turner, LIT, and Poetry. His first book is called IAM YOUR SLAVE NOW DO WHAT I SAY (Canarium Books, 2012).
Topic: The secret rhyme rule book of the ancient rhymers, fully explained. Along with some juicy bits as to what’s in it for you.
Drop in, have poems critiqued, and participate in an ongoing discussion of poetry and poetics. Sessions are free* and no registration is required.
Bring 15 or more copies (2 page limit) of a poem you want critiqued.
*$5 – $10 donation appreciated.
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.
Laura Passin is a writer and literature professor. She has a PhD (Northwestern, 2012) and an MFA (Oregon, 2003), and she’s a proud Smithie (2001). Her poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Bellevue Literary Review, Adrienne: A Poetry Journal of Queer Women, So to Speak, and Best New Poets 2013. Her prose has recently appeared online at The Toast and The Archipelago.
Anthony Madridlives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2013, B O D Y, Boston Review, Fence, Lana Turner, LIT, and Poetry. His is theauthor of the chapbook The 580 Strophes (2009) and the full-length collection I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say (2012).
ANTHONY MADRID lives in Chicago. His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI Online, Boston Review, Iowa Review, LIT, Now Culture, Forklift Ohio, Poetry, 6X6, The Cincinnati Review, and WEB CONJUNCTIONS. His manuscript is called THE 580 STROPHES.
CHAD SWEENEY is the author of three books of poetry, Parable of Hide and Seek (2010), Arranging the Blaze (2009) and An Architecture (2007), and five chapbooks, most recently The Lost Notebooks of Juan Sweeney (2010). He is co-translator, from the Farsi, of the Selected Poems of H.E. Sayeh (2011). Sweeney’s poems have appeared widely, including in Best American Poetry 2008, Verse Daily, New American Writing, Colorado Review, Black Warrior, Verse, Volt and American Poetry Review. He is coeditor of Parthenon West Review and editor of the anthology Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds (2009). Chad is a PhD candidate at Western Michigan University where he teaches poetry and serves as assistant editor of New Issues Press. He lives with his wife, poet Jennifer K. Sweeney and their son, Liam.
No December reading: The RHINO Reads! series resumes January 28, 2011