Open Mike 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Poets 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
500 Main St.
YZ Chin is a Malaysian poet and fiction writer, currently living in New York. Her first chapbook of poems was published in July by dancing girl press.
Angela Narciso Torres’s first book of poetry, Blood Orange, won the Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry and will be available from Aquarius Press later this month. A graduate of Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Angela has received fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, Ragdale Foundation, and Midwest Writing Center. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manila, she currently resides in Chicago, where she serves as a senior poetry editor for RHINO.