The Molly Malone's Open Mic with your hosts Nina Corwin and Al DeGenova invites you to be part of one of the longest running and most highly respected open mics in the Chicago area.
Monday, November 10, join us in welcoming poets Brandi Homan and Kathleen RooneyBrandi Homan is the author of Hard Reds, from Shearsman Books, and Two Kinds of Arson, a chapbook from dancing girl press. She earned her MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago and is Editor-in-Chief of Switchback Books.
Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of the independent publishing company Rose Metal Press and the author of Reading With Oprah: the Book Club That Changed America (University of Arkansas Press, 2005), Something Really Wonderful (with Elisa Gabbert, dancing girl press, 2007) That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness (also with Gabbert, Otoliths, 2008), Oneiromance (an epithalamion) (Switchback Books, 2008), and Live Nude Girl (Arkansas, 2009).
Molly Malone's Irish Pub
7652 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL
$5 if you can, $3 if you can't
7:00 -- open mic sign-up begins
7:30 -- open mic
8:45 -- featured reader
9:15 -- open mic continues if necessary
Poetry/fiction at Molly's is the second Monday of every month.
Feel free to forward this notice to your writing pals...we love new faces with new voices.