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Event Calendar
readings & workshops
April 4

Virtual Poetry Reading: Mónica de la Torre + José Felipe Alvergue

readings & workshops
April 4

Virtual Workshop with Mónica de la Torre

readings & workshops
April 10

Virtual Poetry Reading: Marilyn Chin

film & video
April 17

Virtual Film Screening: The Collection

readings & workshops
April 19 - May 10

Intergenerational Self-Collaboration: A Multi-Arts Workshop with Paul McComas

readings & workshops
April 24

Virtual Poetry Reading: Krystal Languell + Jennifer Nelson + Ae Hee Lee

film & video
April 25

Virtual Film Screening: Immortal Cupboard: In Search of Lorine Niedecker 

readings & workshops
April 29

Virtual Poetry Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera + Lara Mimosa Montes

Archived readings & workshops
Mar 17 Tuesday, March 17
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Unfortunately, this event has been canceled.


Tara Betts, author of Break the Habit (Trio House Press, 2016), and Jennifer Steele, author of A House in its Hunger (Central Square Press, 2018)

Tara Betts is the author of Break the Habit and Arc & Hue as well as the chapbooks 7 x 7: kwansabas and THE GREATEST!: An Homage to Muhammad Ali. She is part of the MFA faculty at Stonecoast – University of Southern Maine and teaches a weekly poetry workshop at Stateville maximum security prison. In addition to her work as the Poetry Editor at Another Chicago Magazine and The Langston Hughes Review, she recently signed on as the Lit Editor at Newcity and the Editor at Beautiful People. She hosts author chats at the Seminary Co-Op bookstores in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. 

Jennifer Steele is a native of Middletown, CT, a Chicagoan, and the author of the chapbook A House In Its Hunger (Central Square Press, 2018). She received her MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago in 2008 and is a 2015 Callaloo Fellow and 2016 Poetry Incubator Fellow. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Revolving Door Arts alongside her service to the young people of Chicago through her work as an educator at Chicago Public Library. She is the inaugural recipient of the 2019 Lucille Clifton Creative Parent Award from Raising Mothers Magazine and her work has appeared in Hypertext Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Callaloo, Columbia Poetry Review, and others. She is working on a full-length collection of poetry entitled, Belt, and developing a collection of creative nonfiction.