Saturday, Apr. 9, 2022

5:30 pm, Metropolis Cafe, 1039 W Granville


Kyle Beachy

… is the author of a novel, The Slide (Dial Press, 2009), and the essay collection The Most Fun Thing (Grand Central, 2021), a chronicle of his lifelong love affair with skateboarding. His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Harvard Review, Thrasher Magazine, The Point, and elsewhere. He teaches at Roosevelt University and lives in Logan Square.

CM Burroughs

… is the author of Master Suffering (Tupelo Press, 2021), a finalist for the LA Times Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award, as well as a previous collection, The Vital System (Tupelo Press, 2012). She has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, MacDowell, Djerassi, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Cave Canem. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Callaloo, Best American Experimental Writing, and others. She teaches at Columbia College Chicago and currently lives in Uptown.

Teresa Dzieglewicz

currently works as a Poet-in-Residence with the Chicago Poetry Center and an organizer with the Defenders of the Water School at Standing Rock Reservation. Her first book, Something Small of How to See a River, is forthcoming in 2023. She’s been awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize, the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, and the Palette Poetry Prize, as well as fellowships from New Harmony Writer's Workshop, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, and the NY Mill Arts Retreat. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in the Pushcart Prize XLII, Best New Poets, Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Ninth Letter, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere. She lives in Uptown.

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