Saturday, May 13, 2023

5:00 pm, Metropolis Cafe, 1039 W Granville


Michael Zapata

… is a founding editor of MAKE Literary Magazine and the author of the novel The Lost Book of Adana Moreau, winner of the 2020 Chicago Review of Books Award for Fiction, and a Best Book of the Year for NPR, the A.V. Club, and the Los Angeles Public Library. He is also the recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Award. He teaches at Northwestern University and StoryStudio Chicago.

Laura Adamczyk

… is the author of the short story collection Hardly Children and the novel Island City, which was published in March by FSG Originals.Her work has appeared in the Chicago Reader, Guernica, McSweeney's, and other publications. She lives in Chicago.

Kenyatta Rogers

… is a Cave Canem Fellow and two-time Breadloaf Fellow. He has also been nominated for Pushcart and Best of the Net prizes, and his poetry has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Bat City Review, and PANK, among others. He is an associate editor of RHINO Poetry and currently teaches at the Chicago High School for the Arts.

Sandra Marchetti

is the author of two full-length poetry collections: Aisle 228 (Stephen F. Austin, 2023) and Confluence (Sundress, 2015). Her poetry and essays appear widely in Pleiades, Ecotone, Southwest Review, Subtropics, and elsewhere. A former Poetry Editor at River Styx Magazine, she currently serves as Coordinator of Tutoring Services at the College of DuPage.

Join our mailing list

Stay updated about future events. Emails go out twice a month.

Contact us:

Email: InconvenientHourReadingSeries [at] gmail [dot] com

© 2021 An Inconvenient Hour

Intuit Mailchimp logo