Friday, June 21, 2013

Red Rover Series / Experiment #64

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #64:
Coda Chroma

7pm / doors lock 7:30pm

James Belflower
Michael Sikkema
Jen Tynes
Nikki Wallschlaeger

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4

logistics --
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

JAMES BELFLOWER is the author of The Posture of Contour / A Public Primer (Spring Gun Press), Commuter (Instance Press), Bird Leaves the Cornice, winner of the 2011 Spring Gun Press Chapbook Prize; and a collaborative echap, And Also a Fountain (NeOpepper Press). His poems, essays and reviews appear, or are forthcoming in: Aufgabe, Fence, New American Writing, 1913, Drunken Boat, Coldfront, EOAGH, Denver Quarterly, and Apostrophe Cast among others. He is pursuing a PhD in Contemporary Poetics at Suny Albany and cocurates the Yes! Reading Series in Albany NY.

MICHAEL SIKKEMA is a native of Northern MI who has lived in California, New York state and the Netherlands. He is the author of the full length collection Futuring and seven or eight chapbooks and collaborative chapbooks. He helps make Horse Less Press happen and co-hosts the reading series Poetry and Pints in Grand Rapids, MI.

JEN TYNES is the founding editor of Horse Less Press. She is the author of several books and chapbooks, most recently You Are Causing a Disturbance (Dancing Girl Press), The Fabulous Bilocation of B. Lee (Projective Industries), The Black Mariah (DoubleCross Press), and Hunter Monies (Horse Less Press). Her third full- length book, Trick Rider, will be published by Trembling Pillow Press in 2014.

NIKKI WALLSCHLAEGER lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is the author of one chapbook, Head Theatre ( 2007) which etched itself out of her palms unexpectedly. Her hands continue to talk, which is why she writes. Recent publications include Esque, Word Riot, Pirene’s Fountain, DecomP, Spork, Burdock, and Great Lakes Review.She is currently working on a chapbook as well as collaborative poetry projects with other awesome writers in the Midwest.


Experiment #65:
Amanda Ackerman, Toby Altman, Emily Barton & Suzanne Scanlon

Experiment #66:
Elizabeth Marino, Timothy David Rey & NewTown Writers

Red Rover Series is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers.  Founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin, the over sixty events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.

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