Saturday, August 29, 2009

This Sunday at Myopic

THE 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


Contact curator Larry Sawyer for booking information and requests.

Sunday, August 30

Marvin Tate
Anton Hatwich
Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein
Fred Sasaki

Amanda Leigh LICHTENSTEIN writes poetry and creative nonfiction. Poems and essays appear in konundrum, another chicago magazine, in posse review, horse less review, and designs and enacts participatory poetics projects such as the letter writing revivalists, unite!, particle monologues, and the royal elixir pharmacia du poesia – a poetry pharamcy. She recently letterpressed a hand-bound limited edition chapbook of poems called wholiness at the center for book and paper arts at Columbia College Chicago. She also teaches poetry and leads poetry projects with young people around the world with local arts/education organizations and as co-found/director of break arts at

Fred SASAKI is an editor for Poetry magazine, Stop Smiling, and sundry venues. He has new work forthcoming in the bestiarum vocabulum issue of ACM (#49).

Marvin TATE is past recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship award. His performances have been seen locally and nationally. Presently he is working on his second book of poems, The Amazing Mister Orange, and working on an art installation.