Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NOV 3-Waiting 4 the Bus has got THE GOODS

Joining us for this Open Mic poetry festival of love is the fabulous masters of hip hop infused wordplay and reality checks THE GOODS will be our featured performers

showtime is from 7-9pm
show up early to sign up for the open mic
all readers get 5 minutes or 3 poems whichever comes first

Powell' bookstore
1218 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL

The show is free, we do ask for a donation to provide a stipend for the featured performers.

Buy books, books are already paper trained

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Red Rover Series / Experiment #80

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington
6-7 pm.

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago on October 15 for the next installment of the Six Points Reading Series.

Admission is free in the Garland Room on the 1st floor of the Chicago Cultural Center.

October will feature poets Hannah Gamble and Kenyatta Rogers. Curated and hosted by Danielle Susi.

HANNAH GAMBLE is sending out her second book of poems. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from American Poetry Review, The Believer, POETRY, Court Green, and RATTLE. She lives in Chicago, where she is an artist-in-residence at the Museum of Science and Industry, and has recently completed a screenplay about a midwestern community college that offers an associate’s degree in not getting raped. She is one of this year’s Ruth Lilly fellows.

KENYATTA ROGERS was the 2012-2013 Visiting Poet in English, at Columbia College Chicago where he also earned his MFA in Creative Writing Poetry. He is a Cave Canem fellow and also a Poet-in-Residence for the Hands on Stanzas program through the Poetry Center of Chicago. A Pushcart nominee and Best of the Net nominee, his work has been previously published in or is forthcoming from Jubilat, Vinyl, Court Green, Rhino Poetry, The Volta among others. He is an Associate Editor with Rhino Poetry.

Books will be available for purchase after the reading.