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Event Calendar
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exhibitions
November 28 - Jan 31

Vanessa German: Defiant Show of Unity

performances
December 13

Performance & Opening Reception: Vanessa German

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

performances
December 20

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
December 22

Community Reading: Midwinter Day

readings & workshops
January 6

Workshop: Verbs as Images/Images as Verbs

special events
January 26 -27

25th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

Archived readings & workshops
Nov 8 Thursday, November 8
10:00am, $10 | FREE for those who pledge a reader for $35 or more

Sandra Simonds is the author of seven books of poetry: Atopia (forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press in 2019), Orlando (Wave Books, 2018), Further Problems with Pleasure (winner of the 2015 Akron Poetry Prize from the University of Akron Press), Steal It Back (Saturnalia Books, 2015), The Sonnets (Bloof Books, 2014), Mother Was a Tragic Girl (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2012), and Warsaw Bikini (Bloof Books, 2009). Her poems have been published in the New York Times, the Best American Poetry 2015 and 2014 and have appeared in many literary journals, including POETRY, the American Poetry Review, the Chicago Review, Granta, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Fence, Court Green, and Lana Turner. In 2013, she won a Readers’ Choice Award for her sonnet “Red Wand,” which was published on Poets.org, the Academy of American Poets website. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and is an Associate professor of English and Humanities at Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia.

Nikki Wallschlaeger’s work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Nation, Georgia Review, Brick, Witness, American Poetry Review, POETRY, and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (Horse Less Press, 2015)  and Crawlspace (Bloof Books, 2017) as well as the graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel (2016), also from Bloof Books. She lives in the Driftless region of Wisconsin with her family.