Second Thursday OPEN Mic featuring Jill Alexander Essbaum-- on Zoom
Virtual Second Thursday OPEN Mic... on Zoom
Featuring Jill Alexander Essbaum
Hosted by Cindy Huyser
Let's stay at home and still enjoy poetry! The e-mail address to recieve Zoom contact info is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us in welcoming Austin poet Jill Alexander Essbaum! Jill will be sharing poems from her new book, Would-Land. A round- robin-style Open Mic follows the featured reading. We are a diverse and supportive venue. Bring poems to share!
Feature Jill Alexander Essbaum is the award-winning author of several collections of poetry including Heaven, Harlot, Necropolis, and the single-poem chapbook The Devastation. Her newest collection, Would-Land, is just out from Cooper Dillon Books. Her first novel Hausfrau debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List and has been translated into 26 languages. Her work has appeared in dozens of journals including Poetry, The Christian Century, Image, and The Rumpus, as well as multiple Best American Poetry anthologies. A two-time NEA fellow, Jill is a core faculty member in The Low Residency MFA Program at University of California-Palm Desert. She lives in Austin, Texas. Twitter: @JAEssbaum