Friday, November 18, 2011

whenever you say when:

on Wednesday, November 30
Dan Beachy-Quick, Frank Rogaczewski & Laura Goldstein
@ 8pm

Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk


Born in Chicago, Dan Beachy-Quick grew up in Colorado and upstate New York, and now teaches writing and literature at Colorado State University. His most recent book is Circle's Apprentice (Tupelo 2011). He is author of four previous books of poems, North True South Bright (Alice James, 2003), Spell (Ahsahta, 2004), Mulberry (Tupelo, 2006), and This Nest, Swift Passerine (Tupelo, 2008); two chapbooks Mobius Crowns (with Srikanth Reddy: P-Queue, 2008) and Apology for the Book of Creatures (Ahsahta, 2008); and a hybrid-prose companion to Melville's Moby-Dick, A Whaler's Dictionary (Milkweed, 2008).

Frank Rogaczewski holds a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and teaches in the MFA Program at Roosevelt University in Chciago. He is the author of The Fate of Humanity in Verse (American Letters & Commentary 2009). He lives in Berwyn with his wife Beverly Stewart. They are at this very minute walking their dogs—Jasmine and Seamus.

Laura Goldstein's poetry, reviews, and essays can be found in American Letters and Commentary, EAOGH, Requited, Little Red Leaves, How2, Seven Corners, Text/Sound, Rabbit Light Movies, Otoliths, CutBank Reviews, and Moria. She has three chapbooks to date: Facts of Light from Plumberries Press, Ice in Intervals from Hex Press, and Day of Answers from Tir Aux Pigeons. Her next chapbook, Let Her, will be released in spring 2012 from Dancing Girl Press. She currently cocurates the Red Rover reading series and teaches writing and literature at Loyola University.

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