Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Where I'll be (reading) this weekend...


This weekend is going to be chock-full of literary goodness, so if you live in the Chicago area and want to get your poem (or prose) on, you should check out the following events:

Oyez Review #37 Launch Reading

Friday, February 26, 2010
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Quimby's
1854 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL

Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s literary magazine, will be holding its second reading of the year to celebrate the release of our latest issue: 37. Several contributors will be reading their pieces from the issue as well as other material. Come hang with us for a while and enjoy the super awesome work from these super awesome writers:

Lydia Cesarz, author of “PS,”

Okla Elliott, author of “The Preacher Considers How Adam Pissed in the Garden” and “Mannheim, Germany
Phone Booth in the Turkish District,”

Susan Slaviero, author of “Hell Mary,” “Trinitas,” and “Fetch,”

and Alexander York, author of “He’s Got Spaghetti All Over His Face” and “White Walls.”

Hope to see you there!
http://quimbys.com/blog/readings/oyez37/


Artifice Issue #1 Release Party

Saturday, February 27, 2010
7:00 pm
Loft 3A
3036 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL

It's a fundraiser! There's a $10 suggested donation at the door!


Readings by Issue 1 Authors:

A staged reading of "Police Procedural" by Andrew Farkas, which appears in Issue 1, featuring the voice talents of:

A gallery show of screenprints from artists affiliated with Spudnik Press, which illustrate and draw inspiration from pieces in Issue 1, including work by:

The unveiling of a limited edition of ISSUE 1 ILLUSTRATED SPECIAL EDITIONS!

And - DJ Brett Randle will spin funk and soul starting around 10:30 pm.

See more at artificemag.com

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Literature. Art. General Coolness.

I cannot think of a finer way to spend your weekend.

Hope to see you there!!

3 comments:

Kathleen said...

Oh, have fun at these events! It all looks wonderful.

Heather Cox said...

Hi, Susan--I'm one of the poetry editors for Oyez. I really enjoyed your reading last night and am so glad we were able to feature you in the magazine!

Susan said...

Thank you Heather! I'm delighted to be a part of it... It's a lovely journal!