Sunday, November 12, 5:30 pm
2620 N. Milwaukee
Larry O. Dean was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. His numerous books include Activities of Daily Living (2017), Brief Nudity (2013), Basic Cable Couplets (2012), abbrev (2011), About the Author (2011), and I Am Spam (2004). He is also an acclaimed songwriter whose most recent release is Good Grief (2015).
Amanda Goldblatt is a writer, teacher, and editor, whose work can be found at The Southern Review, the Fanzine, Tammy, Hobart, and NOON. She teaches creative writing at Northeastern Illinois University and StoryStudio Chicago, and may currently be at work on a novel about women, swimming, and violence.
Larry Sawyer is the author of Vertigo Diary (BlazeVox) and also Unable to Fully California (Otoliths Press). Larry has curated the Myopic Books Poetry Series in Wicker Park, Chicago since 2005. He also edits the online magazine milk with Lina Ramona Vitkauskas and is a past editor of Nexus literary magazine. He recently blogged about Chicago literature for Ploughshares. He was also chosen as Best Poet by The Chicago Reader in its 2012 Best of Chicago Readers’ Poll. Poetry, essays, and reviews have been published in: Action Yes, The Argotist (UK), Arthur, Boston Review, The Chicago Tribune, Coconut, Court Green, Exquisite Corpse, Forklift Ohio, Jacket, Matter, The Miami Sun Post, Moria, The National Poetry Review, Otoliths (Australia), Paper Tiger (Australia), The Prague Literary Review (Czech Republic), Skanky Possum, The Tiny, Toronto Quarterly, Van Gogh’s Ear (France), Vanitas, Verse Daily, VLAK (Czech Republic), Ygdrasil, and elsewhere.