J. Hope Stein Daniel Tiffany John Wilkinson Russ Woods
at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible J. HOPE STEIN is the author of the chapbooks [Talking Doll]: (Dancing Girl Press, 2012), [Mary]:
(Hyacinth Girl Press, 2012) and Corner Office (H_NGM_N, 2011). You can find her work in Verse, Tarpaulin Sky, Everyday Genius, Ping Pong, Web del Sol, movingpoems.com and Poetry International. J. Hope Stein is also the editor of PoetryCrush.com and the author of the poetry/humor site eecattings.com.
DANIEL TIFFANY is the author of a chapbook, along with nine slim volumes of poetry and literary theory, including My Silver Planet: A Secret History of Poetry and Kitsch (Johns Hopkins)andNeptune Park (Omnidawn). His poems have appeared in the Paris Review, Poetry, Tin House,Boston Review, Fence, New American Writing, jubilat, Verse, and Lana Turner. Tiffany has also published translations of texts by Sophocles and the Italian poet Cesare Pavese, as well as Georges
Bataille’s pornographic tale, Madame Edwarda. He has been awarded the Chicago Review Poetry Prize, a
Whiting Fellowship, and the Berlin Prize by the American Academy.
JOHN WILKINSON is an English and South Loop poet whose most recent book is
Reckitt's Blue (Seagull Books, 2012). In 2014 Salt will publish his selected poems under the title
Schedule of Unrest, and a new chapbook, Courses Matter-Woven,
will appear from Equipage. John Wilkinson is Chair of Creative Writing
at the University of Chicago and teaches there in the Department of
RUSS WOODS is a poet/librarian living in Wicker Park. He is the author of the books Wolf Doctors (Artifice, 2014) and Sara or the Existence of Fire (Horse Less, 2014). He co-editsSkydeer Helpking with Jeannette Gomes. His poetry and collaborations are published or forthcoming in Salt Hill, Guernica, Denver Quarterly,
Gulf Coast and elsewhere. He is online at Moonbears.biz.
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, the over seventy events have featured a diversity of
renowned creative minds.
Come on out for a night of Naughty Narratives as W4tB gets invaded by a pair of Storytelling features
Open mic sign up is at 7:30 pm
Show time is from 8-10pm
Special guest host Robin Fine
We do request a donation for the feature
We do not charge a cover
The food is great
The beer selection awesome
And the poetry ever so lovingly crafted for your enjoyment
The Spring 2014 Reading Series, sponsored by The Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, presents Mary Ruefle and Jenny Boully.
March 19, 5:30pm
Where: Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave, Second Floor
RUEFLE's latest book is Trances of
the Blast (Wave Books, 2013). Her collection of essays on poetry, Madness, Rack, and Honey, was a finalist
for the National Book Critics Circle Award; her Selected Poems won the 2011 William Carlos Williams Award from the
Poetry Society of America. In addition to poetry, she has published a book of
prose, The Most of It (Wave Books,
2008), and a book of erasure, A Little
White Shadow (Wave Books, 2006).
JENNY BOULLY is the author of
five books, most recently of the
mismatched teacups, of the single-serving spoon: a book of failures
(Coconut Books, 2013). Her other books include
not merely because of the unknown that was stalking toward them (Tarpaulin
Sky Press, 2011), The Book of Beginnings
and Endings (Sarabande Books, 2007), [one
love affair]* (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2006), and The Body: An Essay (Essay Press, 2007).
The 2014 Spring Reading Series at Columbia College Chicago presents a
release and reading for the eleventh issue of Court Green, the
Department of Creative Writing’s faculty-edited poetry journal, which
features a dossier on James Schuyler.
When: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 6pm Where: Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave, 8th Floor
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