September, 2016

Tiger Room Salon

Tiger Room Salon

Saturday, October 8 Doors open 7pm, Reading at 7:30 pm 1132 Oak Ave., Evanston(Chris’s house) A Free* and Frequent** Series hosted by Chris Green and Cin Salach and featuring a multi-genre line-up of Chicago’s best writers reading new*** work, plus fire, food, booze (BYOB) and a tiger This month’s readers: Quraysh Ali Lansana (poetry) Adin Bookbinder (fiction) […]

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A Dog’s Life

A Dog’s Life

Poems by Adam Scheffler Purchase on Amazon It’s always interesting to see what a new poet brings to the show. The real singers — whether lamenting or praising — give us a sense of life as larger than we could have expressed before they arrived. With an explorer’s curiosity and drive, Adam Scheffler turns his […]

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Emmett Till in Different States

Emmett Till in Different States

Poems by Philip C. Kolin In the history of a nation still on the long journey toward full realization of its creed, there are stories that need to be told again and again. The murder of Emmett Till is one such story; it belongs to all of us and should be sung by many different […]

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Flashcuts Out of Chaos

Flashcuts Out of Chaos

Poems by Charlie Brice “Charlie Brice is a gangbuster poet and Flashcuts Out of Chaos is filled with unique people, places, lingo, laughter tears — as well as a somewhat psychedelic youth and a fully adult adulthood. This is a powerful and sweet lava flow of a book!” — Thomas Lux, Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award […]

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DIRT, ROOT, SILK

DIRT, ROOT, SILK

Poems by Susan Azar Porterfield Winner of the 2015 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize Book Award “The poems in Susan Azar Porterfield’s Dirt, Root, Silk dig deeply and with precision into the hidden layers of human relationships.  Whether the geography is her own mind and body, her back yard, the endless cornfields of the Midwest, […]

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