Open Mike 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
500 Main St.
Brenna Lemieux earned an MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She has lived in Chicago, Baltimore, Paris, Galway, and southern Illinois. She is the author of The Gospel of Household Plants from Quercus Review.
Matthew Minicucci is the author of two collections of poetry: Translation (Kent State University Press, 2015), chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize, and Small Gods (New Issues, 2017), forthcoming from New Issues Press in 2017. His work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2014, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily, among others. He currently teaches writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.