Friday, April 25, 2014

Red Rover Series / Experiment #74

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}
Experiment #74:
Intercutting Present with Past

7pm / doors lock 7:30pm

Carrie Olivia Adams
Megan Kaminski
Kathleen Rooney
Sara Tracey

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4
logistics --
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

CARRIE OLIVIA ADAMS lives in Chicago, where she is a book publicist for the University of Chicago Press and the poetry editor for Black Ocean. She is the author of Forty-One Jane Doe’s (book and companion DVD, Ahsahta 2013) and Intervening Absence (Ahsahta 2009) as well as the chapbooks “Overture in the Key of F” (above/ground press 2013) and “A Useless Window” (Black Ocean 2006). Her third book, Operating Theater, is forthcoming from Noctuary Press.

MEGAN KAMINSKI's first book of poetry is Desiring Map (Coconut Books, 2012). She is also the author of seven chapbooks, most recently Wintering Prairie (Dusie Kollektiv, 2014). She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Kansas and curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence.  See more at

KATHLEEN ROONEY is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press and a founding member of Poems While You Wait.  She is the author, most recently of the novel in poems Robinson Alone (Gold Wake, 2012) and her debut novel O, Democracy! has just been released by Fifth Star Press. Her latest chapbook with Elisa Gabbert is The Kind of Beauty that has Nowhere to Go from the feminist publisher Hyacinth Girl Press.  Follow her @KathleenMRooney and see more at

SARA TRACEY is the author of Some Kind of Shelter (Misty Publications, 2013) and Flood Year (dancing girl press, 2009). Her work has recently appeared in Vinyl Poetry, The Collagist, Harpur Palate, Passages North, and elsewhere. She has studied at the University of Akron, the North East Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) and at the University of Illinois at Chicago Program for Writers. Originally from Ohio, she has lived in Chicago since 2008. Follow her at @SomeKindofSara.

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, the over seventy events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.

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