Poetry on the Patio

Jul 14, 2016



MAKE is excited to present an outdoor poetry reading featuring Chicagoans Stephanie Anderson (MAKE 16) and Hannah Brooks-Motl, with special guest from Des Moines, Hai-Dang Phan.

Drinks and snacks on hand. BYO, if you like.
Hosted by MAKE editors Daniel Borzutzky and Joel Craig
(Patio is ADA accessible; however, restroom is not. Please contact with questions or to arrange for accommodations, which will be gladly made. info@makemag.com)

MAKE 16 contributor Stephanie Anderson is also the author of In the Key of Those Who Can No Longer Organize Their Environments (Horse Less Press), Lands of Yield (forthcoming, Horse Less Press), Variants on Binding (forthcoming, National Poetry Review Press), and If You Love Error So Love Zero (forthcoming, Trembling Pillow Press), as well as several chapbooks. She co-edits the micropress Projective Industries and will move to Beijing in August.

Hannah Brooks-Motl is the author of the poetry collections The New Years (Rescue Press) and M (Song Cave). Work is forthcoming in the Cambridge Literary Review and West Branch. She lives in Chicago and western Massachusetts.

Hai-Dang Phan is the author of the chapbook Small Wars (Convulsive Editions, 2016). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, the New Yorker, jubilat, Bennington Review, and Best American Poetry 2016. He is an assistant professor of English at Grinnell College and lives in Des Moines.


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