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!

 

 

Pushcart Prize nominees from RHINO 2015

 

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The Editors of RHINO are pleased to announce our nominees for the Pushcart Prize from the 2015 issue:

Joe by  Jose Angel Araguz

He Looks at Clouds” by Joe Eldridge

Lightening“ by Deborah Paredez

“Tales from my Fisherman Father” by Rachel Slotnick

[He picked me up]” by Paul Tran

yellow journalism”  by Keith Wilson

 

RHINO at Chicago Book Expo 11-21-15 Meet the editors, pick up swag, and special reading @ 4pm with Kyle Churney, Joe Eldridge, Chris Green, Katie Hartsock, Ladan Osman, Pablo Otavalo, Kenyatta Rogers, Jacob Saenz, Angela Narciso Torres, Donna Vorreyer, Valerie Wallace, Rachel Webster, Keith Wilson

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Join us Saturday, November 21, 2015

Chicago Book Expo

Columbia College Chicago, 1104 E Wabash Avenue

11- 4: Stop by our table to pick up one of our beautiful annual journals, famous bookmarks, poetry t-shirts, and more! 
 
4-5:30: We’re staging a 40th anniversary reading with poets from past issues!
Emceed by editors Kenyatta Rogers and Jacob Saenz
Kyle Churney
Joe Eldridge
Chris Green
Katie Hartsock
Ladan Osman
Pablo Otavalo
Kenyatta Rogers
Jacob Saenz
Angela Narciso Torres
Donna Vorreyer
Valerie Wallace
Rachel Webster
Keith Wilson

Save the date!

#chibook15 #rhinopoetry
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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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RHINO AWP15 photos are here!

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bfar2We loved meeting our poets at Table 1529 — and just chillin’ Mill City style with our fellow editors, writers, and other literary animals.
bfair2015We celebrated the release of our 2015 issue at AWP with a reading featuring ten poets from the issue, and an open mic featuring some of our editors and past contributors. Thank you to our amazing 2015 lineup: Julie Bouwsma, Sara Henning, Amorak Huey, Dawn Lonsinger, Cintia Santana, Brian Simoneau, Rachel Slotnick, Paul Tran, and Keith Wilson. Special thanks to editor Jan Bottiglieri for arranging this incredible reading and being an emcee-extraordinaire!
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RHINO 2015 Release Party! — 4-19-15

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Help us celebrate the release of RHINO 2015!

 

     SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH

2 - 4:00 PM

at the home of Ralph Hamilton:

      630 Clinton Place, Evanston, IL

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Featuring these poets from RHINO 2015

Nina Corwin

Kimberly D. Dixon-Mays

Joe Eldridge

Maya Marshall

Carlos Matos

Marcia Pradzinski

Shoshauna Shy

Tim Cook

Arne Weingart

Keith Wilson

plus more RHINO poets at the open mike!*

 

RHINO 2015 & other delicious publications and accoutrements

will be available for purchase & perusal.

Eat, drink, and be poetry.

*Poets who have appeared in RHINO and one poem limit, please!

RHINO 2015 Launch Party and more at AWP!

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Minneapolis, MN – April 8 – 11, 2015
Associated Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP)

RHINO’s Bookfair table number is 1529

 

Join us for our 

RHINO 2015 Issue Launch Party!

Thursday April 9, 2015

1200 Nicollet Mall S, Minneapolis


6-minute walk from the AWP Convention Center!

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Doors open at 7pm!

Featuring poets from RHINO 2015

Julia Bouwsma

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Joe Eldridge

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Sara Henning

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Amorak Huey

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Cintia Santana

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Brian Simoneau

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Rachel Slotnick

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Paul Tran

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Keith Wilson

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In addition, you’ll find editors these AWP events at the Minneapolis Convention Center:

Virginia Bell:
Friday, April 10
4:30-5:45 pm
Room M100, D&E

“Teaching Experimentation: The Freedom in Constraints”

Virginia Bell, Shailen Mishra, Ryan Clark, and Michelle Naka Pierce

Kenyatta Rogers:
Saturday, April 11
3:00-4:15 pm
Room 205 A&B
S242. Speculating Darkly: A Poetry Reading.

(Bianca Spriggs ,  Keith Wilson,  Kenyatta Rogers ,  Ladan Osman,  Airea Matthews) Taking its title and spirit from a series of essays written by poet Roger Reeves (published on the Poetry Foundation’s “Harriet the Blog”), and subsequent reading series curated by poet and visual artist Krista Franklin, “Speculating Darkly, or The Folk Surreal Future,” is a poetry reading that features some of the Midwest’s emerging African Diaspora writers who focus on the Black Fantastic, the Grotesque, the Afro-Surreal, the Gothic, the speculative, and science fiction.

 

 Angela Narciso Torres
Thursday, April 9, 10pm
Friday, April 10 from 10-noon

Signing copies of her book “Blood Orange” at the Willow Books table

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Save the date! RHINO’s Off-site AWP Reading and 2015 Launch Party! – April 9, 2015

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RHINO 2015 Issue Launch
Thursday April 9, 2015

1200 Nicollet Mall S, Minneapolis

Doors open at 7pm!

Featuring poets from RHINO 2015

Meet editors!

Great food!

6-minute walk from the AWP Convention Center!

Gagner la date, poètes!

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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)”

 

 

RHINO Reads! Open mic and featured readers Kenyatta Rogers and Keith Wilson – 5-30-14

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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

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Kenyatta Rogers is a Cave Canem fellow and was the 2012-2013 Visiting Poet in English, at Columbia College Chicago. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. A 2014 Pushcart nominee and 2012 Best of the Net nominee, his work has been previously published in or is forthcoming from Jubilat, Vinyl, Court Green, The Volta, Reverie, Black Tongue Review, Cave Canem Anthology XIII, Columbia Poetry Review among others. He frequently does readings and workshops in and around Chicago where he lives and works as a teaching artist.

 

Keith S. Wilson is an Affrilachian Poet, Cave Canem fellow, graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and recipient of a Bread Loaf scholarship.
His work has appeared or is appearing in the following journals: American Letters & Commentary, 32 Poems, Cider Press Review, Anti-, Muzzle, Mobius, and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. Additionally, he has had poems nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net award.

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