Adam Clay, Ada Limón, and Michael Robins
+ Open Mic
5pm Sunday April 14th
Adam Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (Milkweed Editions, 2012) and The Wash (Parlor Press, 2006). A third book of poems, Stranger, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Mid-American Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Kentucky.
Ada Limón grew up in Glen Ellen and Sonoma, California. A graduate of New York University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harvard Review, and Poetry Daily. She is the author of three books of poetry, Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006), This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007), and Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010). She is currently at work on a novel, a book of essays, and a new collection of poems. adalimon.com
Michael Robins is the author of The Next Settlement (UNT Press, 2007), Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011), and the chapbook Little Felons (Strange Machine Books, 2013). He teaches literature and poetry at Columbia College Chicago.