I'll be reading on Friday, November 22nd as part of the Cracked Walnut Reading series at the Fireroast Cafe at 3800 37th Ave S, Minneapolis! The reading begins at 6:30 and I'll be reading approximately 10 to 12 minutes. It'll be great to see you there!
My fellow performers this time will be:
Matt Mauch grew up in small Midwestern towns between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, in the snow and wind-chill belt. He is the author of Prayer Book (forthcoming from Lowbrow Press) and The Book of Modern Prayer (a limited-edition chapbook forthcoming from Palimpsest Press). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in NOÖ Journal, DIAGRAM, The Journal, Willow Springs, The Squaw Valley Review, The Los Angeles Review, Sonora Review, and elsewhere. The editor of Poetry City, USA, Volume 1 (forthcoming from Lowbrow Press), Mauch teaches writing and literature in the AFA program at Normandale Community College, and also coordinates the reading series there. He holds an MFA from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and lives with his wife in Minneapolis.
Ross Nervig is a writer living in Minneapolis and a founding editor at Revolver. He also thinks that he’s a musician, a visual artist, and an all-around good guy.
Addie Zierman is a writer, blogger and recovering Jesus freak. Her first book, When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love and Starting Over releases October 15th. Addie blogs regularly at addiezierman.com, where she’s working to redefine her faith one cliché at a time. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Andrew, and their two young sons.
Cheryl Wilke is a poet and writer of children’s stories with works performed on stage and published in magazines, e-zines, newspapers and anthologies from Bemidji, Minnesota to Tallahassee, Florida.
Hawona Sullivan Janzen
Hawona is a Saint Paul based poet and non-fiction writer. A native of Shreveport Louisiana, much of her work focuses on the emotions inherent in the human experience: grief, loss and love. She has performed for Cracked Walnut and at the St Paul Almanac’s Lowertown reading Jam.