Friday, February 26, 2010

Series A

Series A
Wed., March 3, 7 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL

A reading series dedicated to experimental writing.

The featured readers for this edition are poets Michelle Taransky (Barn Burned, Then) and Anne Shaw (Undertow).

Michelle Taransky was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1981. A graduate of the University of Chicago & the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she lives in Philadelphia and works at Kelly Writers House. Her poems have been published in journals including Denver Quarterly, VOLT, & Drunken Boat. With her father, architect Richard Taransky, she is the author of the chapbook The Plans Caution (Queue, 2007) and the full length collection Barn Burned, Then (Omnidawn).

Anne Shaw is the author of Undertow (Persea Books), winner of the 2006 Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in New American Writing, Court Green, Phoebe, 26, and numerous other journals. She teaches creative writing and lives in Milwaukee.