RHINO Reads! at Drip Coffee in Columbia, SC| AUG 20, 7pm |Jada Ach, Jennifer Bartell, Liz Countryman, Joy Priest, Emylisa Warrick, Maya Marshall #RHINO40Readings40Cities

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Join us Saturday, August 20, 2016

Drip Coffee, 729 Saluda Avenue

Columbia, SC


7pm Sign up for Open Mic

7:15 – 7:45 Open Mic

 8-8:30p Featured Readers

Jada Ach*
Jennifer Bartell
Liz Countryman
Joy Priest
Emylisa Warrick

and Host: Maya Marshall*

*former RHINO contributor

We’re thrilled to help sponsor this event as part of our 40th Anniversary Year!

Click here to find out more about our #RHINO40Readingsin40Cities initiative



RHINO 2015 Online Issue No. 1.2 is here

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The editors of RHINO are thrilled to announce that our second 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.


The first installment went up in August and the third and final installment will go up in in late December/early January.

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


The online issue now includes work by

Charles Baudelaire • Kevin Carollo • Chance Castro • Timothy Cook • Heather Cox • Ana Dragu • Benjamin Evans • John Gosslee • Kathleen Gunton • Tim Hunt • Satoshi Iwai • Elisa Karbin •  dawn lonsinger • Maya Marshall • Roy Mash • Autumn McClintock  Jennifer Moore • Wendy Nardi  R.C. Neighbors • Marcia J. Pradzinski • Bill Rector • Abby Ryder-Huth • Timothy Sanchez • Claudia Serea • Kate Ward Sugar • Laura Swearingen-Steadwell • Unknown • Arne Weingart • Sarah Ann Winn • Suzanne Zweizig


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


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).  



RHINO 2015 Release Party! — 4-19-15

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Help us celebrate the release of RHINO 2015!



2 – 4:00 PM

at the home of Ralph Hamilton:

      630 Clinton Place, Evanston, IL


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 Reads! Open Mic and Featured Readers Timothy Cook and Maya Marshall 1-30-15



Open Mike        6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Featured Readers        6:45 pm – 7:30 pm

Brothers K

500 Main St.



Maya Marshall is a Cave Canem Fellow. She is a poetry reader for Muzzle Magazine. In 2013 she was a Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award finalist and a Department of a Cultural Affairs Grant Recipient. Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in Fjords, RHINOBlackberryThe LegendaryPoetic Hustles in the Era of Hope and Change  and other publications.


Timothy Cook, a Chicago native, graduated from Loyola University with a B.A. in philosophy and from the M.F.A. Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. His poems have appeared in such locations as Asheville Poetry Review, Faultline, The Cortland Review, and City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry, and he is a recipient of a grant from the Mookie Jam Foundation, which supports artists.