Thursday, June 4, 2009

Molly Malones, June 8th

7:00 -- open mic sign-up begins
7:30 -- open mic (5 minutes per reader)
9:00 -- featured reader

Molly Malone's Irish Pub
7652 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL

Join us for a very special evening with poet, editor, and teacher Elise Paschen

The Molly Malone's Open Mic with your hosts Nina Corwin and Al DeGenova invites you to be part of one of the longest running and most highly respected open mics in the Chicago area.

Elise Paschen is the author of Bestiary (Red Hen Press, 2009), Infidelities, winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, and Houses: Coasts. Her poems have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines, including The New Republic, The Hudson Review, and TriQuarterly. Former Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America, she is the editor of The New York Times best-selling anthology Poetry Speaks to Children and co-editor of Poetry Speaks, Poetry Speaks Expanded, Poetry in Motion, and Poetry in Motion from Coast to Coast. Paschen teaches in the MFA Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

$5 if you can, $3 if you can't

(mark your calendars!) Upcoming Molly’s featured readers:

July 13: Buddha 309
August 10: Wayne Allen Jones
September 14: Chad Sweeney
October 12: Susan Hahn
November 9: Tara Betts

Poetry/fiction at Molly's is the second Monday of every month.

Feel free to forward this notice to your writing pals...we love new faces with new voices.