Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Tonight @ The Cafe
8:00-10:00 - open mic & feature
5115 N. Lincoln
Feature: Pamela Miller
Chicago poet Pamela Miller has been writing, publishing and performing her poetry for more than 30 years. She has published three books of poems: Fast Little Shoes (Erie Street Press) 1986, Mysterious Coleslaw (Ridgeway Press, 1993) and Recipe for Disaster (Mayapple Press, 2003.) She has won three Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards for poetry, First prize in the Jo-Anne Hirshfield Mamorial Poetry Awards, two first prize awards in the Feminist Writers Guild poetry contest, and first and second prize awards in ChicagoPoetry.com's Frieda Stein Fenster Memorial Poetry Awards. Her work has appeared in many print and on-line literary magazines and anthologies, including The Paris Review, Free Lunch, Pudding, Poets On:, Primavera, After Hours, Moon Journal, Wicked Alice, Her Mark, flashquake, Poetry Superhighway, Dangerous Dames, Women and Death, Inhabiting the Body and Online Writing: The Best of the First Ten Years. She has performed her work at The Knitting Factory in New York City,the Printers' Row Book Fair, the Guild Complex Woman Made Gallery, WBEZ-FM, The Chicago Cultural Center, the Chicago Poetry Festival the Bucktown Arts Festival DvA Gallery and many other venues. She is currently working on a fourth collection of poetry, Miss Unthinkable.
Great poetry, great drinks, great food, great googlie-mooglie!
(And we do pass the Crown Royal bag for voluntary feature financial enhancement.)
The Café is a Poetry Green Zone.