Open Mike 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
500 Main St.
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.