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Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

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October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
October 30

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

film & video
November 3

It’s an Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

performances
November 10

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #2.2

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

performances
November 17

Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins’ Boglifier Project

readings & workshops
November 21

Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

November 28

CLOSED

Archived readings & workshops
Sep 6 Thursday, September 6
11:00am,

Join us for an evening with Hieu Minh Nguyen and Faisal Mohyuddin!

We’ll be celebrating the publication of Hieu Minh Nguyen’s Not Here (Coffee House Press, 2018), and Faisal Mohyuddin’s The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear Publishing, 2018).

Hieu Minh Nguyen is a queer Vietnamese American poet, a Kundiman fellow, and a poetry editor for Muzzle Magazine. His work has appeared in the Southern Indiana Review, Guernica, Ninth Letter, Devil's Lake, Bat City Review, the Paris-American, and elsewhere. Hieu is the author of This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Press, 2014), which was a finalist for both a Minnesota Book Award and a Lambda Literary Award. His newest collection, Not Here, was recently released via Coffee House Press in April of 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faisal Mohyuddin is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children, winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry and a 2018 Summer Recommendation of the Poetry Book Society. Also the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing, Faisal teaches English at Highland Park High School in Illinois, serves as an educator advisor to the global not-for-profit Narrative 4, and lives with his family in Chicago.


This is part of a series of readings celebrating new and recent poetry publications. The series has been generously funded by The Poetry Foundation, publishers of Poetry Magazine who work to raise poetry to a more visible and influential position in our culture.