Thursday, November 29, 2012

Red Rover Series / Experiment #60

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #60:
Then & Now Again

7pm / doors lock 7:30pm

Maureen Ewing
Josalyn Knapic
Todd McCarty
Tony Trigilio

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4

logistics --
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

MAUREEN EWING received her MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago and her MA in English from Rhodes University in South Africa. She has taught at Columbia College Chicago and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, and she tutors and mentors young writers. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Columbia Poetry Review, Exit 7, Mindful Metropolis, Rhino, ROAR, Slurve, So to Speak, and Third Wednesday. She has participated in readings through Rhino, Printer’s Row Book Fair, and various Columbia College Chicago readings and exhibitions. Maureen recently received a partial fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center for a two-week residency in April 2013.

JOSALYN KNAPIC is currently editor of South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art and serves as an assistant editor at Another Chicago Magazine.  An essay of hers is appearing in DIAGRAM Fall 2012. 

TODD MCCARTY is a freelance writer who lives in Chicago. He's worked as assistant editor for the journal Court Green, for Naropa's Audio Archive Project, and at KGNU Radio in Boulder, CO. There he was interviewer and producer for the poetry programs End Quote and Subliminal Guild. He recorded poets such as Anne Waldman, Alice Notley, Joanne Kyger and many others. His poems have appeared in 580 Split, Court Green, RHINO, Verse Daily, and are forthcoming in DIAGRAM. His book reviews can be found at Gently Read Literature. Todd recently received a partial fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center for a two-week residency in April 2013.

TONY TRIGILIO is the author of, most recently, the book-length poem White Noise (forthcoming 2013, Apostrophe Books) and the poetry collection Historic Diary (BlazeVOX Books, 2011). His critical monograph Allen Ginsberg's Buddhist Poetics was re-released in a new paperback edition earlier this year by Southern Illinois University Press. With Tim Prchal, he co-edited the anthology Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870-1930 (Rutgers University Press, 2008). He is a member of the core poetry faculty at Columbia College Chicago and is a co-founder and co-editor of Court Green.

RED ROVER SERIES is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. The series was founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin.

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