RHINO Reads! at the Village Tap – SUN, July 17 | 4pm Open Mic and Featured Readers Esteban Colon, Timothy Cook, Nina Corwin, Al DeGenova, Marc Frazier, Katie Hartsock, Tim Hunt, Anthony Madrid, Carlo Matos, Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson, Marcia Pradzinski, Jen Schalliol, Keith Wilson, Bill Yarrow

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Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 4pm

Village Tap in Roscoe Village

2055 W. Roscoe St., Chicago

Join RHINO for some summer collegiality of poets, sunshine, spirits, verse in the beautiful biergarten of the Village Tap.

Open Mic – one poem per poet, please!

Featured Readers

Esteban Colon

Timothy Cook

Nina Corwin

Al DeGenova

Marc Frazier
Katie Hartsock
Tim Hunt

Anthony Madrid
Carlo Matos

Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson

Marcia Pradzinski

Jen Schalliol

Keith Wilson

Bill Yarrow

And: We’re working on ending the reading with some spoken word poets.  We’ll let you know as those plans develop!

 

 

RHINO 2015 Online Issue No. 1.3 is here

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The editors of RHINO are thrilled to announce that our third and final installment of our online edition of RHINO 2015 is up and out.

 

We continue to remain committed to publishing a print journal yearly; the publication of the poems online in three installments (beginning 6 months after print publication) is intended to supplement and broaden the outreach of the print journal.

 

You can now find the poems from the authors below, here.

 

The online issue now includes work by

D.M. Aderibigbe • Sylvia Ashby • Jen Bartman • Julia Bouwsma • Shevaun Brannigan  • Enda Carty • Sam Cha • Wendy Chin-Tanner • Nina Corwin • Lisa Croneberg • Kyle Dacuyan • Agnes Davis • Kimberly D. Dixon-Mays • John Duvernoy • Cal Freeman • Ruth Goring • Amy Grimm • Kathleen Hellen • Sara Henning • Sophia Holtz • Ruth Holzer • Cynthia Huntington • Richard Jones • Mary Soon Lee • Brianna Low • Marco Maisto • Timothy Martin • John McCarthy • Max McDonough • Janet McNally • Lucien Darjeun Meadows • Jeffrey Morgan • Peter E. Murphy •  Kelly Nelson • Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson • Raul Palma • Deborah Paredez • Zoe Polach • Alexis Quinlan • Kenyatta Rogers • Christa Romanosky • Cintia Santana • Ravi Shankar & Nancy Kuhl  • Shoshauna Shy • Brian Simoneau • Sarah J. Sloat • BJ Soloy • Joannie Stangeland • Will Stockton • Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet • John Surowiecki • Daniel Tobin • Emily Tuszynska • V.R. Waters • Quinn White •  Derek JG Williams • Bill Yarrow 

RHINO on Roscoe! Open Mic and Reading at the Village Tap – Sunday, 7-19-15

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We will be gathering at the Village Tap in Roscoe Village at 2055 W. Roscoe St. on Sunday afternoon, July 19, from 4-6pm, holding forth in the “back room,” which is actually a covered beer garden out back.  

Open Mic – one poem per poet, please!

Featuring these fine RHINO poets:

Keith Wilson
Ruth Goring 
Bill Yarrow
Lisa Croneberg
Faisal Mohyuddin
Maya Marshall
Kenyatta Rogers
Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson

With special closing act, fast rising Chicago hip-hop MC Rich Jones, who will be performing an a cappella version of a medley from his piece “Chicagoland” (recently presented to strong response at the Elastic Arts Stage at the Logan Square Arts Fest).  

Cheers!
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Rachel Slotnick wins the 2015 Founders’ Prize Contest! Runners-up: Joe Eldridge, Deborah Paredez, and Keith Wilson – and 15 additional poems selected for publication

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We are extremely pleased to announce the winners

of the 2015 RHINO Founders’ Prize Contest:

 
First Prize: Rachel Slotnick, “Tales from my Fisherman Father”
 
Runners-Up:
 
Joe Eldridge, “He Looks at Clouds” 
Deborah Paredez, “Lightening”
Keith Wilson, “Yellow Journalism” 

 

This year, we received a record number of submissions to our 2015 Founders’ Prize contest, making the choices extremely difficult.  In addition to the above winners, we selected the following for publication in 2015:

Kevin Carollo  “Homework Assignment”

Nina Corwin  “Sal(i)vation”

Heather Cox  “Relics”

Agnes Davis  “Strike Gently”

Don Judson  (Untitled—from a series of poems dearmother)

Brianna Low  “Communion”

Marco Maisto  “Object Permanence”

Timothy Martin  “O Fortunate One”

R. C. Neighbors “Black Boys”

 Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson  “Cooking Lessons”

 Marcia Pradzinski  Cento: “All That Moves You Through This World”

 Sam Sax  “essay on crying in public”

Paul Tran “[He picked me up.]”

Arne Weingart “Giacometti Nail”

Monika Zobel “Wind (Blackbox)”