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Rachel DeWoskin
Join us for a Poetry Reading this Friday, March 29 @ 7:00 PM @ 2145 W Walton. This is a private house reading, so please RSVP to the host: [email protected]About the readers: Rachel DeWoskin is the author of five critically acclaimed novels: Banshee; Someday We Will Fly; Blind; Big Girl Small; and Repeat After Me; and the memoir Foreign Babes in Beijing; along with the poetry collections absolute animal and Two Menus. Her essays, poems, reviews, and translations have appeared in the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Sunday Times Magazine of London, Condé Nast Traveler, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, Agni, Ploughshares, New Delta Review, New Orleans Review, Seneca Review, and numerous journals and anthologies. She is on the core creative writing faculty at the University of Chicago and affiliated faculty in Jewish and East Asian Studies. DeWoskin serves on the national steering committee of Writers for Democratic Action (WDA).Lisa Dordal is a Writer-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University and is the author of Mosaic of the Dark, which was a finalist for the 2019 Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry; Water Lessons, which was listed by Lambda Literary as one of their most anticipated books for 2022; and Next Time You Come Home, which was listed by Lambda Literary as one of their most anticipated books for 2023. Lisa is a Pushcart Prize and Best-of-the-Net nominee and the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, the Robert Watson Poetry Prize, and the Betty Gabehart Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared in The Sun, Narrative, Image, Best New Poets, New Ohio Review, Greensboro Review, RHINO, and CALYX. Her website is lisadordal.com.Ben Meyerson is the author of Seguiriyas, published by Black Ocean, as well as four poetry chapbooks: In a Past Life, Holcocene, An Ecology of the Void, and Near Enough. He holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota and an MA in philosophy from the Universidad de Sevilla. He is currently a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of Toronto and splits his time between Canada and Spain. His poems, translations and essays have appeared in several journals, including Interim, PANK, Long Poem Magazine, El Mundo Obrero, Great River Review, The Inflectionist Review, Rust+Moth, and Pidgeonholes.Jose-Luis Moctezuma is a xicano poet based in Chicago. He is the author of a chapbook, Spring Tlaloc Seance (Projective Industries, 2016), and two poetry books, Place-Discipline (Omnidawn, 2018) and Black Box Syndrome (Omnidawn, 2023). His poetry and literary criticism have most recently appeared in Spoon River Poetry Review, Tyger Quarterly, Peripheries, Postmodern Culture, Fence, Jacket2, Chicago Review, Modernism/modernity, and elsewhere.March 29.jpg ... See MoreSee Less
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