Sunday, November 2, 2008

Murillo, Nezhukumatathil, & Schiff

Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 5:30 p.m.
Columbia College Chicago Music Center Concert Hall
1014 South Michigan Avenue

JOHN MURILLO is an Afro-Chicano poet and playwright and the 2007-08 Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts & Sciences Emerging Poet-in-Residence at Columbia College. His poetry has appeared in such publications as Ploughshares, Ninth Letter, Lumina, and the anthology DC Poets Against the War.

AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL is the author of At the Drive-In Volcano (Tupelo, 2007), winner of the Balcones Prize which honors an outstanding book of poetry, and Miracle Fruit (Tupelo, 2003), winner of the ForeWord Magazine Poetry Book of the Year and the Global Filipino Literary Award.

ROBYN SCHIFF is the author of Revolver (2008) and Worth (2002), both published by the University of Iowa Press. She co-edits The Canary and Canarium Books, and is an associate professor at the University of Iowa, where she directs the undergraduate creative writing program.