A Kansas City Reading Series


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27th, 7:00pm

at Cara and Cabezas Contemporary (1714 Holmes Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108)

FREE! (But donations to help with the poets' gas and jerky are warmly accepted)

NICK DEMSKE'S self-titled manuscript was selected by Joyelle McSweeney for the 2010 Fence Modern Poets Series Prize. He is currently wrapping up a 40-some date book tour which traversed across all of America. He normally lives in Racine Wisconsin, but you can visit him at nickipoo.wordpress.com.

Adam Fell is the author of I AM NOT A PIONEER, published by H_NGM_N Books, and the chapbook Ten Keys to Being a Champion On and Off the Field (H_NGM_N, 2010). He is a graduate of UW-Madison & the Iowa Writers’ Workshop & teaches at Edgewood College in Madison, WI, where he co-curates the Monsters of Poetry reading series.

Matthew Guenette is the author of two full-length collections: American Busboy (Editor’s Choice, University of Akron Press, 2011) and Sudden Anthem(Winner, American Poetry Journal Prize, Dream Horse Press, 2008). He has been awarded residencies from the Vermont Studio Center (2012) and the Hessen-Wisconsin Literary Exchange (2009). Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, his poems have been published in a number of national journals and anthologies, including Barn Owl Review, Diagram, Greensboro Review, Forklift: Ohio, Spoon River Poetry Review, Quarterly West, and A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (Eds. Stacey Lynn Brown and Oliver de la Paz, University of Akron Press, 2012). He lives, works and loses sleep in Madison, WI.