Columbia College Chicago features Shanna Compton & Nick Twemlow as part of the Fall 2013 Poetry Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of Creative Writing. The event is free and open to the public.
When: Wednesday, Novemeber 13, 5:30pm
Where: Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave, Second Floor
NICK TWEMLOW's first book of poems, Palm Trees, won the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. He is a senior editor at The Iowa review and co-edits Canarium Books. He is also a filmmakers, and his short works have played Tribeca, SXSW, Slamdance, Athens, and many other film festivals. He is an assistant professor at Coe College.
SHANNA COMPTON's books include Brink (2012), For Girls & Others (2007), Down Spooky (2005) and several chapbooks. A Book-length speculative poem called The Seam is forthcoming next year. Her poems and essays have been published by The Best American Poetry series, the Poetry Foundation website, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day feature, among others.