Thursday, April 18, 2013

Red Rover Series / Experiment #62

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #62:
Bodies of Memory

7pm / doors lock 7:30pm

CM Burroughs
Hannah Gamble
Kate Greenstreet
Deborah Poe
Anne Shaw

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

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

CM BURROUGHS has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Cave Canem Foundation, Callaloo Writers Workshop and the University of Pittsburgh. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, jubilatPloughshares, VOLTBat City Review, and Sou’wester. She currently serves as Columbia College of Chicago's Elma Stuckey Poet in Residence, and as of Fall 2013 will serve as Assistant Professor of Poetry and Literature.   

HANNAH GAMBLE is the author of Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast, selected by Bernadette Mayer for the 2011 National Poetry Series. You can follow her on twitter and listen to her voice telling you things on podcasts such as Radio Free Albion with Chicago poet Tony Trigilio and Portland's Late Night Library with Paul Martone and the Poetry Foundation's Off the Shelf with Curtis Fox. Her blogs and online articles appear at the Poetry Foundation and the Poetry Society of America. 

KATE GREENSTREET is currently on the road with her new book Young Tambling. Her previous books are case sensitive and The Last 4 Things, all from Ahsahta Press. Her poetry can be found in Colorado Review, Boston Review, GuernicaFence, Chicago Review, and other journals. For more information, visit her site at 

DEBORAH POE is author of the last will be stone, too (2013), Elements (2010), Our Parenthetical Ontology (2008), and Hélène (2012).  Writing is forthcoming or has recently appeared in Coconut, HandsomeEccolinguisticsShampooseventeen seconds, and Denver Quarterly. Her visual work—including video and handmade book objects—has appeared with the University of Arizona Poetry Center’s Poetry Off the Page Symposium (Tucson), the Handmade/Homemade Sister Exhibit at Brodsky Gallery (Philadelphia), and ONN/OF “a light festival” (Seattle). Online experiments/exhibits of visual and text work include Lex-ICONYew JournalPEEP/SHOW, The Volta’s MediumElective Affinities, and Trickhouse.
ANNE SHAW is the author of Undertow, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize, and Dido in Winter forthcoming from Persea Books in 2013. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including Harvard Review, Black Warrior Review, Denver Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, and New American Writing. Also a visual artist, she is currently a graduate student of writing and sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work can be found online at 

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.  Founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin, the over sixty events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.

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