Sunday Reading Series, Volpert, Trivedi, & McCarthy

Sunday Reading Series

Sunday Reading Series: Poetry, Prose, & Cocktails is a monthly, free reading series, hosted by Simone Muench. It occurs on the 3rd Sunday of each month (with occasional substitutions) from 6:30PM-8:30PM at Hungry Brain located at 2319 W. Belmont Ave in Chicago, IL.

Doors at 6:30 | Event at 7:00 | Free | 21+

Volpert, Trivedi, & McCarthy

MEGAN VOLPERT writes for PopMatters and is the author of a bunch of books on communication and popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. Her most recent book is Boss Broad (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019). She has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for over a decade and was 2014 Teacher of the Year. She edited the American Library Association-honored anthology This assignment is so gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching, and co-edited Tom Petty and Philosophy.

AMISH TRIVEDI is the author of Your Relationship to Motion Has Changed, out from Shearsman this past January, and Sound/Chest, which came out in 2015. He has an MFA from Brown’s Program in Literary Arts and is at work on a PhD in Critical Theory and English at Illinois State University. He has poems in New American Writing, Kenyan Online, and Typo. He has reviewed books for Jacket2, Pleiades, and Sink. He has review music for The Rumpus. For the time being, he lives in Normal, IL.

JOHN MCCARTHY is the author of Scared Violent like Horses (Milkweed Editions, 2019), which won the Jake Adam York Prize, and Ghost County (Midwestern Gothic Press, 2016), which was named a Best Poetry Book of 2016 by The Chicago Review of Books. He is the 2016 winner of The Pinch Literary Award in Poetry and his work has appeared in American Literary Review, Copper Nickel, Hayden's Ferry Review, Sycamore Review, TriQuarterly, Zone 3 and in anthologies such as Best New Poets 2015 and New Poetry from the Midwest 2017. He serves as an editor for Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program as well as RHINO magazine. He received his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and now lives in Evanston, Illinois.


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