Wednesday, April 26, 2006

this Saturday

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Chicago Public Library on Saturday, April 29, 2006. Join us for the 7th annual Poetry Fest, a free festival of poetry readings, workshops, performances and discussions under one roof. For more information, call (312) 747-4700.

Put Your Poetry on the Web,
Workshop with Kristy Bowen
1:30-2:50 p.m., Multipurpose Room B

This workshop will focus on creating a presence on the web for poets, including such topics as establishing simple websites, blogs and online journals, submitting work to electronic publications, and participating in online writing communities.

Kristy Bowen's work has appeared in a number of print and electronic publications, including Spoon River Poetry Review, Diagram, and Another Chicago Magazine. She is the author of several limited edition and handmade chapbooks, and her full-length collection, the fever almanac, is forthcoming from Ghost Road Press in November 2006. Bowen edits the online literary zine Wicked Alice, and runs Dancing Girl Press, which focuses on the work of women authors.

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