7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Join us for a National Pi Day reading featuring Vida Cross and Chuck Stebelton!
A 2018 Pushcart nominee for her poem “Extortion Social”, Vida Cross’ book of poetry, Bronzeville at Night:1949, debuted in 2017. She is a Cave Canem fellow who holds an MFA in Writing and a MFA in Filmmaking from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; an MA in English from Iowa State University; and a BA in both English-writing and History from Knox College. Her work has appeared in a number of anthologies and journals including Milwaukee Noir (Akashic Press), The Creativity and Constraint Anthology, A Civil Rights Retrospective, Tabula Poetica, Transitions Magazine, the Cave Canem Anthology XII: Poems 2008-2009, The Literary Review, Reed Magazine, The Journal of Film and Video, and more. (Vida Cross photo credit: Rachel Eliza Griffiths)
Chuck Stebelton is the author of An Apostle Island (Oxeye Press) and two previous full-length collections of poetry. He served as Literary Program Director at Woodland Pattern Book Center from 2005 to 2017. As a Wisconsin Master Naturalist volunteer he has offered interpretive hikes for conservancy groups and arts organizations including Friends of Cedarburg Bog, Milwaukee Audubon Society, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Friends of Lorine Niedecker, and the Lynden Sculpture Garden. He edits Partly Press for Lynden Sculpture Garden and is currently a participant in Lynden's residency program.
This event is presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Pie and coffee will be served, with pie courtesy of Honeypie!