Shanna Compton & Nick Twemlow Poetry Reading

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 5:30pm

Stage Two, Second Floor 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

The Department of Creative Writing features Shanna Compton and Nick Twemlow in the 2013 Fall Poetry Reading Series.

SHANNA COMPTON's books include Brink (2012), For Girls & Others (2007), Down Spooky (2005) and several chapbooks. A Book-length speculative poem called The Seam is forthcoming next year. Her poems and essays have been published by The Best American Poetry series, the Poetry Foundation website, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day feature, among others. 

NICK TWEMLOW's first book of poems, Palm Trees, won the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. He is a senior editor at The Iowa review and co-edits Canarium Books. He is also a filmmakers, and his short works have played Tribeca, SXSW, Slamdance, Athens, and many other film festivals. He is an assistant professor at Coe College. 


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School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Creative Writing




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