Tuesday October 20th
Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark
Matthew Gavin Frank
Matthew Gavin Frank is the author of “Barolo” (forthcoming from The University of Nebraska Press), a food memoir based on his illegal work in the Italian wine industry. His poetry manuscript, “Sagittarius Agitprop” is available from Black Lawrence Press. He is also the author of the chapbooks “Four Hours to Mpumalanga” (Pudding House Publications), a poetry sequence about his initial visit to his wife’s homeland in rural South Africa, and “Aardvark” (West Town Press), a poetry sequence that strangely engages the alphabet.
Mary Caponegro is author of The Star Café, Five Doubts, and The Complexities of Intimacy, Mary Caponegro lives in the Hudson Valley where she is the Richard B. Fisher Family Professor of Writing and Literature at Bard College.
Stephanie Kuehnert is the author of the young adult novels I WANNA BE YOUR JOEY RAMONE (2008) and BALLADS OF SUBURBIA (2009) published by MTV Books.