Posts Tagged: karen shimmin

Notable Chicago: 11/18–11/24

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Friday 11/18: Fifth Wednesday Journal presents a reading by Tony Triglio, Christina Pugh, Richard Jones, and Sheila Donohue at The Book Cellar. 7 p.m., free. Tara Betts will read from her new poetry collection Break the Habit at Women & Children First! Tara will be joined by Eve Ewing and Erika Sanchez. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Julie Marie Wade reviews the “solar system” of Kimberly Burwick’s poetry collection, Good Night Brother. The son—or “sun”—in the title “burns everyone and everything it touches.” He/it “has gone the way of the supernova.” This lovable, yet hard-to-love character seduces the reader with the promise of the ineffable. Then, in the Saturday Interview, blogger […]

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