Red Rover #127: Matthew Klane, Warren C. Longmire, S. Yarberry, Ananda Lima

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #127:
Moving Pictures

Δ Ananda Lima
Δ Warren C. Longmire
Δ S. Yarberry
Δ & guest curator Matthew Klane

Sunday, November 5, 2023
6:00 pm doors, 6:30 start
$5 suggested donation

1550 N Milwaukee Ave Fl3
Chicago, IL 60622

logistics —
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

Δ ANANDA LIMA is the author of Craft: Stories I Wrote for the Devil (Tor Books, 2024, available for pre-order) and Mother/land (Black Lawrence Press, 2021), winner of the Hudson Prize.  She is also the author of four chapbooks, including Amblyopia (Bull City Pres, 2020). Her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review,, Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast, Witness, and elsewhere. She was awarded the inaugural WIP Fellowship by Latinx-in-Publishing, sponsored by Macmillan Publishers. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MFA from Rutgers University, Newark. Originally from Brasilia, Brazil, she lives in Chicago

Δ WARREN C. LONGMIRE is an uncle, writer, technologist and an educator from the bad part of North Philadelphia.  He is the current host of House Poet: A Spoken Word Dance Party, and is a Board member for Blue Stoop. He’s been published in journals including Prolit, Cleveland Review of Books and The American Poetry Review.Warren’s work is featured in The Best American Poetry 2021 anthology edited by Tracy K. Smith. His latest book, Bird/Diz [an erased history of bebop] was released in Nov. 2022 through BUNNY Presse.

Δ S. YARBERRY is a trans poet and writer. Their poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming, in AGNI, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Tin House, Indiana Review, jubilat, The Boiler, miscellaneous zines, among others. They currently run the little magazine Tyger Quarterly. S. has their MFA in Poetry from Washington University in St. Louis and is now a PhD candidate in literature at Northwestern University where they study William Blake. They have a chapbook called To Seem the Stranger published by Bottlecap Press and their first full-length book of poems, A Boy in the City, is out now from Deep Vellum.

Δ MATTHEW KLANE has an MA in Poetics from SUNY Buffalo and an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His books of poetry include Hist (w/ James Belflower, Calamari 2022), Canyons (w/ James Belflower, Flimb Press 2016), Che (Stockport Flats 2013) and B (Stockport Flats 2008). An e-chapbook from Of the Day is online at Delete Press, an e-book My is online at Fence Digital, and a chapbook Poetical Sketches is available from The Magnificent Field. He is co-founder of Flim Forum Press and currently co-curator of Salon Salvage, a poetry and performance series inside of Weathered Wood in downtown Troy, NY.

This event is in collaboration with Tritriangle.  Red Rover Series supports DIY spaces in Chicago and the many independent artists/performers who have opened their creative homes to us.  The Equity Arts organization has been attempting to displace activist and BIPOC artists in Wicker Park spaces Tritriangle and No Nation.  Read up, take action, and show your solidarity here!


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Red Rover Series is curated by Laaura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. Founded in 2005, the over one hundred events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.

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