Open Mike 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featured Readers 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Brothers K Coffeehouse
500 Main St., Evanston, IL
John Goode is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines including: Arsenic Lobster, Rattle, Slipstream, Mudfish, Bottle of Smoke Press, After Hours, and Skidrow Penthouse. He was First Runner-Up for the Ronald Wardall Award from Rain Mountain Press. And his poetry collection, “Graduating from Eternity” was published by Rain Mountain Press in 2013. He lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.
C. Russell Price is an Appalachian genderqueer punk poet originally from Virginia but now lives on Chicago’s northside. Previous publications include: Court Green, Lambda Lit, Nimrod International, Weave, and elsewhere. They were a 2015 Lambda Lit Fellow and a finalist for the Edes Prize, Luminarts Fellowship, and the Boston Review/Discovery Award. Their chapbook TONIGHT, WE FUCK THE TRAILER PARK OUT OF EACH OTHER was published by Sibling Rivalry Press in June 2016. They currently teach poetry writing at Northwestern University and work with The Offing.