Apparatus Magazine Publisher/Editor Adam W. Hart will guest host October 18th Wordslingers Radio Show
How Poetry and Fiction Helps to Address Societal Fears
Apparatus Magazine (ISSN 1947-2463) is pleased to announce that ing the Wordslingers radio show on October 18th, from 8-9 PM CST, broadcasting on WLUW 88.7 FM. (The program also streams, live, on www.wluw.org.)
Following up on the Hitchcock theme of Vol. 1 Issue 4 of Apparatus Magazine – “MacGuffin & Red Herring” – Hart will have three guests on the radio show to talk about the role that poetry and fiction plays in addressing societal fears. The show will include readings by each of the guests, as well as discussion about the roles poetry and fiction play in our everyday lives.
Guests for the show will include:
• Emily Rose Kahn-Sheahan. Kahn-Sheahan is a Chicago poet, board member of Chicago Slam Works, and a collective member of Mental Graffiti. Kahn-Sheahan has been a Chair of Poetry for the Bucktown Arts Festival, a Volunteer Coordinator/Organizer for the 2009 Louder Than a Bomb teen poetry slam, the 2009 Green Mill Women's Slam Champion, and is currently a Vox Ferus resident poet. Her first book is “Cigarette Love Songs and Nicotine Kisses“ (Cross+Roads Press, 2004).
• Darwyn Jones. Jones is a fiction writer work has recently appeared in "SIN: A Deadly Anthology," "Grimm and Grimmer: Dark Tales for Dark Times," and the graphic zine The Dreaded Biscuits. Jones has appeared in various reading series throughout Chicago, including RUI (Reading Under the Influence), Homolatte, 2nd Story and Prose, Poetry and Pints.
• Donna Vorreyer. Vorreyer is a poet and middle school teacher from the Chicago suburbs. Her work has appeared in many print and online journals including New York Quarterly, Apparatus Magazine, Boxcar Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, After Hours, and Autumn Sky Poetry. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and this year, her poem "Misconception" has been nominated for a Best of the Net award. Vorreyer has participated in the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic competition at Guild Complex and was a featured reader at Woman Made Gallery in February for the humor reading "And You Think That's Funny?"
The October issue of Apparatus Magazine will be available on (or around) October 15th, online, at www.apparatusmagazine.com.
ABOUT APPARATUS MAGAZINE
Apparatus Magazine (ISSN 1947-2463) is based out of Chicago, Illinois, and operates as a monthly online literary magazine publishing poetry and short fiction from around the world. Submission guidelines are available at the Web site – visit www.apparatusmagazine.com for more details.
For general correspondence, please contact Adam W. Hart (Publisher/Editor) at Editor@apparatusmagazine.com.
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Wordslingers began in November 1999 and broadcasts on Loyola University’s WLUW 88.7 FM (and also streams at www.wluw.org). The program, which broadcasts on the first and third Sunday of every month, was created by Michael C. Watson, and is currently hosted by Shelley Nation-Watson. The goal of Wordslingers is to introduce listeners to the thriving poetry community here in Chicago. For more information, check out www.wordslingers.org.