Harriet Reading Series: Amanda Ackerman and Luke Daly
Thursday, July 25th, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.
The Harriet Reading Series features presentations by poets who have appeared on Harriet, the Poetry Foundation’s blog. The series features both established and emerging poets whose writing finds innovative approaches to the craft of poetry.
Los Angeles poet Amanda Ackerman is the author of The Book of Feral Flora and of the chapbooks Sin is to Celebration (co-author with Harold Abramowitz), The Seasons Cemented, I Fell in Love with a Monster Truck, and Short Stones. She is the co-editor of the press eohippus labs, and writes collaboratively as part of the projects SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and UNFO.
Luke Daly is a Chicago-based poet, bookmaker and visual artist. He coordinates writing programs and bookmaking workshops at the Chicago printmaking studio Spudnik Press and curates their library of small press literature and artists' books. He co-edits the book series arrow as aarow.
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