Monday, March 23, 2009

Myopic Poetry Series

MYOPIC POETRY SERIES -- a weekly series of readings and occasional
poets' talks

Myopic Books in Chicago -- Sundays at 7:00 / 1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue,
2nd Floor


Sunday, March 29 – Melissa Severin & Carrie Olivia Adams

Melissa SEVERIN lives in Chicago and works in search engine marketing. She earned her MFA in Poetry from New England College and is managing editor for Switchback Books. Her poems have appeared in MoonLit, 42Opus, and The Cultural Society. She is also the author of Brute Fact (Dancing Girl Press, 2008).

Carrie Olivia ADAMS works as a book publicist in Chicago, where she also serves as poetry editor for Black Ocean and Hunger Mountain. Her poems and reviews have appeared in such journals as Backwards City Review, Cranky, DIAGRAM, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, and Verse. She is the author of Intervening Absence (Ahsahta Press 2009) and the chapbook “A Useless Window.”


Sunday, April 5 - Oni Buchanan & Donna Stonecipher

Sunday, April 19 - Karen Leona Anderson & William Allegrezza

Sunday, April 26 – Jesse Seldess & Arpine Grenier

Sunday, May 24 - Gus Anagnopolous & Carolyn Guinzo

Sunday, May 31 - Megan Volpert & Luis Valadez

Myopic Books -- 16 years of innovative poetry in Chicago

Contact Larry Sawyer for booking information and requests.