Thursday, February 5, 2009

AWP events at Links Hall


FEBRUARY 12, 13, 14
readings & presentations
curated by Amina Cain, Laura Goldstein,
Lisa Janssen & Jennifer Karmin

at LINKS HALL
3435 N. Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL

6:30-11:30PM
$5 each night
ongoing events / drop in anytime / last entry 10:30pm

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
CTA Red & Brown lines
7 minute walk from Belmont station
(left out of station, right at light, walk 2.5 blocks, enter at Newport)

FEBRUARY 12:
Make It New - Infrawriting/Infrastructure

*6:30-7:30pm*
Eleven Eleven's Art School Confidential with Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Mairead Byrne, Allison DeLauer, Monica Drake, Joseph Lease.

*7:30-8:30pm*
TinFish Press & friends with Tom Orange, Craig Santos Perez, Ric Royer, Meg Withers.

*8:30-9:30pm*
Coach House Books with Sina Queyras, Vanessa Place, Adam Sol.

*9:30-10:30pm*
Flim Forum Press with Brandon Shimoda, Barrett Gordon, Laura Sims, Deborah Poe, Harold Abramowitz, Amanda Ackerman, Mathew Timmons, Matthew Klane.

*10:30-11:30pm*
Tag Team Reading with Mairead Case, Chris Cook, Daniel Godston, Steve Halle, A D Jameson, Timothy Krcmarik, Michael Marcinkowski, Timothy Rey, Chuck Stebelton. Audience participation! Open to all!

*11:30pm-12:30am*
Ahadada Books / BlazeVOX [books] Jet Lag Reading with Jesse Glass, Jonathan Monroe, Elizabeth Murphy, Daniel Sendecki, Mark Spitzer, Robert Thompson & a few late-night surprises.

FEBRUARY 13:
Friday Night in Chicago

*6:30-7:30pm*
Bottom Dog Press with "Come Together: Imagine Peace" editor Philip Metres, anthology contributors (Emily Bright, Hayan Charara, Alice Cone, Barbara Crooker, Angie Estes, Hedy Habra, David Hassler, Jennifer Karmin, Dave Lucas, Katharyn Machan, Robert Miltner, Lauren Rusk), and local anti-war organizations.

*8-11:30pm*
Red Rover Series "Experiment #26: A Small Press Showcase" with Action Books, Effing Press, Flood Editions, Futurepoem books, Les Figues Press, Slack Buddha Press, Switchback Books, Ugly Duckling Presse. Readings by: Jessica Bozek, Amina Cain, Bill Fuller, Gloria Frym, Lara Glenum, Alta Ifland, Nancy Kuhl, Dan Machlin, Jill Magi, Don Mee, Hoa Nguyen, Mel Nichols, Susan Schultz, John Tipton, Ronaldo V. Wilson.

FEBRUARY 14:
Performance Ventures - Sound, Video, Hypertext, & Poets Theater

*6:30-9:30pm*
Multidisciplinary work by Chicago writers and artists Gwyneth Anderson, Justin Cabrillos, Laura Goldstein with Kristin Hayter, Amira Hanafi, Judd Morrissey, Edward Salem, Jennifer Sporcich with Aurora Tabar, Ni'Ja Whitson. This event is sponsored by the Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

*9:30-10:30pm*
Instant Reading with Adam Hart, Jennifer Karmin, Kevin Kilroy, Erika Mikkalo, Ira S. Murfin, Daniela Olszewska, Beth Snyder, Eric Unger, Timothy Yu. Audience participation! Open to all!

*10:30-11:30pm*
Tag Team Reading with William Allegrezza, Kristy Bowen, Nina Corwin, Jennifer Firestone, Kurt Heintz, Sheryl Ridenour, Sarah Rosenthal, Evan Willner. Audience participation! Open to all!