Saturday, April 13th, 8pm, KCAI Crossroads Gallery:
Center for Contemporary Practice (1819 Grand Blvd. KCMO)
Danny CAINE is the author of the poetry collections Continental Breakfast (Mason Jar Press 2019) and El Dorado Freddy's (Collaboration with Tara Wray, Belt Publishing 2020). His poems have appeared in DIAGRAM, Hobart, Barrelhouse, New Ohio Review, and elsewhere. He hails from Cleveland and lives in Lawrence, Kansas where he's owner of the Raven Book Store. More: dannycaine.com
Megan KAMINSKI is the author of two books of poetry, Deep City (Noemi Press, 2015) and Desiring Map (Coconut Books, 2012), with a third book Gentlewomen forthcoming from Noemi Press. She is an associate professor in the University of Kansas' Graduate Creative Writing Program and a Keeler Intra-University Professor studying trauma and healing in the School of Social Welfare. She also curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence. Currently she is working on a book about indeterminacy, attraction, and plant thinking.
Alicia MOUNTAIN is the author of the collection High Ground Coward (Iowa 2018), which won the Iowa Poetry Prize, and the chapbook Thin Fire (BOAAT Press 2018). She is a lesbian poet, a PhD candidate, and an assistant editor of the Denver Quarterly. Keep up with her at aliciamountain.com and @HiGroundCoward.
Jermaine THOMPSON was born in Louisville, Mississippi. He learned language from big-armed women who greased their pans with gossip and from full-bellied men who cursed and prayed with the same fervor. Jermaine has an M.F.A. in poetry and currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri.