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 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!

Congratulations Illinois Arts Council Literary Award Nominees Nina Corwin, Dan Godston, Tim Hillegonds, Tim Hunt, Kathleen Kirk, Matthew Minicucci, Pablo Otavalo, Laura Ramos, Michael Robins, Joshua Young

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The Editorial Board of RHINO is extremely pleased to announce the nomination of the following Illinois poets and their poems from RHINO 2014 for the 2015 Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards.
Literary Awards recognize Illinois writers and promote greater awareness of non-commercial publishing in the state. The award encourages Illinois not-for-profit literary magazines to publish and disseminate new work by living Illinois writers and poets.” 
We’re so grateful to the Illinois Arts Council for this program.  To read about past winners from RHINO, click here.
Congratulations, Poets!
Dan Godston • Violet Gas
Tim Hillegonds • Biology
Pablo Otavalo • Great-Grand
Michael Robins • State of the Union
Joshua Young • August ’82

 

RHINO 2014 Issue 1.3 is online!

rhino2014The editors of RHINO are thrilled to announce that our third installment of RHINO 2014 is online!

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.

Our first installment of the poems from the 2014 issue went up in July 2014, and the second installment in October 2014. This is the final installment; you can now find the poems from the authors below, and all the rest, here.

 

R. A. Allen • Samuel Arizpe • Michael Bazzett • GF Boyer • Ronda Broatch • Jody Burke-Kaiser • Joanne M. Clarkson •  Nina Corwin • Stephanie Dickinson • Laura Donnelly • Marc J. Frazier • Dan Godston • Jane Huffman • Elaine Johanson • Rachel Kubie • David Lazar • Federico García Lorca • Eitan Rubinfeld • Curtis Luckey • Nadra Mabrouk • Y. Madrone • Diane K. Martin • Teresa Milbrodt • Dave Nielsen • Nancy Pagh • Ricardo Pau-Llosa • Roger Pfingston • Alexis Pope • Megan Pugh • Doug Ramspeck • Rainer Maria Rilke • Susanne Petermann • Henry Rodgers • Michael Robins • Alida Rol • Tomaž Šalamun  Cintia Santana • Peter Schireson • Sarah J. Sloat • Jon Snider • Sarah Terry • Sara Tracey • Sara Wainscott • Mike White • Benjamin Winkler • William Winfield Wright 

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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 & Featured Poets Nick Demske & Nina Corwin 7-30-10

July 30
6 – 8 pm
Brothers K
500 Main St, Evanston, IL

NICK DEMSKE lives in Racine, Wisconsin, and works there at the Racine Public Library. He was awarded the 2010 Fence Modern Poets Series prize for a self-titled manuscript that will be published in fall of 2010. He’s a curator of the BONK! Performance series and is an editor of the online venue boo: a journal of terrific things. Visit him sometime at nickipoo.wordpress.com.

NINA CORWIN is the author of Conversations Wi…th Friendly Demons and Tainted Saints and The Uncertainty of Maps (upcoming 2011, CW Books). Her work appears in ACM, Forklift OH, Hotel Amerika, New Ohio Review/nor, Parthenon West, Southern Poetry Review and Verse and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Psychotherapist in daylight hours, she has twice served as guest editor for Fifth Wednesday Journal and curates literary events at Chicago’s WomanMade Gallery.