Join us for a night of poetry with Leah Umansky, Jose-Luis Moctezuma and Sam Herschel Wein.
Leah Umansky is the author of two full length collections, The Barbarous Century (2018), and Domestic Uncertainties (2013), among others. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and is the curator and host of The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as POETRY, Guernica, Bennington Review, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day, Poetry International, The New York Times, Rhino, Pleiades, and the anthologies, The Eloquent Poem (Persea Books) and Misrepresented Peoples (NYQ Books). She is #teamstark #teamelliot & #teambernard.
Jose-Luis Moctezuma is the author of Spring Tlaloc Seance (Projective Industries, 2016) and Place-Discipline (Omnidawn, 2018), which was the winner of the 2017 Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize. He lives and teaches in Chicago.
Sam Herschel Wein is a Chicago based poet who specializes in perpetual frolicking. Their first chapbook, Fruit Mansion (Split Lip Press, 2017) was selected as the winner of the 2016 Turnbuckle Chapbook prize. Their second chapbook, Gesundheit! a collaboration with Chen Chen, is forthcoming from Glass Poetry Press in fall 2019. He co-founded and edits Underblong Journal. Recent poems can be found in Hobart Pulp, Connotation Press, and Bat City Review, among others. They can be found in the cheese aisle of most stores, in the middle of a hug, or editing poems at your local coffee shop.