Join us for an early-evening reading with poets John Estes and Jennifer Chang.
John Estes directs the Creative Writing Program at Malone University in Canton, Ohio and is a visiting faculty member of Ashland University’s Low-Residency MFA. He is author of three volumes of poetry—Kingdom Come (C&R Press, 2011), Stop Motion Still Life (Wordfarm, forthcoming) and Sure Extinction, which won the 2015 Antivenom Prize from Elixir Press—and two chapbooks: Breakfast with Blake at the Laocoön (Finishing Line Press, 2007) and Swerve, which won a National Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America.
Jennifer Chang is the author of The History of Anonymity. Her poems have recently appeared in The American Poetry Review, New England Review, Poetry, and Salt Hill. She has written essays on poetry for Los Angeles Review of Books, The Volta, Blackwell’s Companion to the Harlem Renaissance, and The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. The recipient of fellowships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo, she co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman and is an assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at the George Washington University in Washington, DC.