Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Wednesday Night! The Aesthetics of Research Salon Series!
The Aesthetics of Research Salon Series is a regular schedule of readings / discussions with Columbia & Chicago Community authors about their work and the materials/ inspirations from which that work springs, with a particular eye toward how libraries and research in particular inform and support the creative process.
M. Forajter is a recent MFA graduate from Columbia College Chicago. She currently teaches writing at the City Colleges of Chicago. Her work has appeared in the Black Tongue Review, the Columbia Poetry Review, and Radioactive Moat.
Annmarie O'Connell is a lifelong resident of the south side of Chicago. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Verse Daily, Slipstream, SOFTBLOW, Vinyl Poetry, Curbside Splendor, Escape Into Life, 2River View and many other wonderful journals. Her first chapbook, Her Last Cup of Light, was published by Aldrich Press. Her first full length collection of poems, Your Immaculate Heart, will be published this year by Trio House Press. She currently serves as a poetry editor for Extract(s) .
Abigail Zimmer lives in Chicago where she is the poetry editor for The Lettered Streets Press. Her work has appeared in Jellyfish, ILK, Whiskey Island, The New Megaphone, and Fairy Tale Review, among others