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Poetry Reading/Sammy Greenspan @ Mac’s Backs


Wednesday | 7:00 PM–9:00 PM


Poets Nin AndrewsEric AndersonSammy Greenspan & Dawn Shimp will read at Mac's on Wednesday, February 12th at 7 p.m. followed by open mic. The event is also a farewell of sorts to Sammy Greenspan who will be relocating with her husband to Boston. As the editor of Kattywompus Press and the coordinator of the Pudding House Salon workshop Sammy has been a creative force and a thoughtful contributor to our area's literary culture. Since 2010 Kattywompus has published almost 50 chapbooks by poets including Christine Howey, Phil Metres, Karen Schubert and Mary Weems.

Sammy's writing appears in the limited editon chapbook Skin Hunger (Cutty Wren, 2012), two Pudding House chapbooks, anthologies including Fuck Poems (Lavender Ink, 2012), and journals such as Heartlands, In Posse Review, The Examined Life, Thethe Poetry, andQuickly. 

Nin Andrews is the author of several collections including Sleeping With Houdini (BOA Editions) and Book of Orgasms (CSU Poetry) and The Secret Life of Mannequins (Kattywompus) Her work was included in Best American Poetry 2013 edited by Denise Duhamel.

Eric Anderson is the author of Parable of the Room Spinning (Kattywompus) and his poems have appeared in The Sun, Prairie Schooner and Artful Dodge. He is a contributing editor at Conte, an online journal of narrative writing.

Dawn Shimp's work has appeared in Wild StrawberriesThe Tanka Society of America Journal and in the collection What I Knew Before I Knew.


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