Open Mike 6:00 – 6:30
Featured Poets 6:45 – 7:30
500 Main St.
Susanna Lang’s collection, Even Now, was published by The Backwaters Press (2008). Her poems have appeared in such journals as Rhino, Kalliope, New Letters, and Inkwell, where she won the 2009 competition. She also won an Illinois Arts Council award for a poem published in The Spoon River Poetry Review. She also participates in the Egg Money Poets Collective, www.eggmoneypoets.org
Virginia Bell’s poetry has appeared in Ekphrasis, Contrary Magazine, Beltway Quarterly, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, A Writers’ Congress: Chicago Poets on Barack Obama’s Inauguration, and a forthcoming Pebble Lake Review. She has a PhD in Comparative Literature and teaches as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago. She is also an editor with RHINO.