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Series A Conversations Mini-Conference

Saturday, Sept 19

BYOB. The conference is not associated with any university or organization except for Series A (which is not really an organization at all). Feel free to come and throw your voice into the conversation and perhaps join us afterward for food and drink.

All events take place in the 4833 studio room.

9-10 "Why Do We Have Poetry Readings?"
moderator: A D Jameson
Jennifer Karmin
Shanny Maney-Magnuson
Ira S. Murfin
Larry Sawyer
Erin Teegarden

10:00-11:15 New Media Poetics--Film and Poetry (with a film screening)
Francesco Levato, Moderator
Kurt Heintz, Julia Miller, Eric Gelehrter, and Nate Slawson

11:30-12:30 Other People's Poetry
Tim Yu
Srikanth (Chicu) Reddy
Judith Goldman

12:45-1:45 Poetry and Place
Raymond Bianchi and Garin Cycholl

2:00-3:00 Poetry Publication--Founding, Editing, and Distributing a Print Journal
Chad Heltzel, Moderator
Jennie Berner, Garrett Brown, Tasha Fouts,
Jennifer Moore, Sara Tracey, and Snezana Zabic

3:15-4:45 Rapid Poetry Reading
Bill Allegrezza, Moderator
Larry O'Dean, Tim Yu
Kristy Bowen, Srikanth (Chicu) Reddy
Quraysh Ali Lansana, Ray Bianchi
Kristy Odelius, Garin Cycholl
Chad Heltzel ,
Dan Godston,
Simone Muench,
Nick Demske, and many others.

For more information, contact Bill Allegrezza at

At the Hyde Park Art Center. 5020 S. Cornell. Chicago.