On Friday October 6th at 7pm, Mark Tardi, Chris Glomski, and Emily Martin will give readings. Doors open at 6:30 pm. This event is free.
Mark Tardi is originally from Chicago and he earned his MFA from Brown University. His publications include the books The Circus of Trust (Dalkey Archive), Airport Music, and Euclid Shudders. He guest-edited an issue of the literary journal Aufgabe devoted to contemporary Polish poetry and poetics and has translated poetry from the Polish by Kacper Bartczak, Miron Białoszewski, Monika Mosiewicz, and Przemysław Owczarek. A former Fulbright scholar, he lives with his wife and two dogs in a village in central Poland and is on the faculty at the University of Łódź.
Chris Glomski’s most recent poetry collection, The Nineteenth Century, was published by The Cultural Society in 2011. A chapbook, Eidolon, was issued by Answer Tag Home Press in 2008. His newest collection of poems, Lit Up, will appear later this year, also from The Cultural Society. His poems, translations, and critical writings have appeared in Notre Dame Review, The Literary Review, Jacket, A Public Space, Chicago Review, Precipitate and elsewhere. He lives in Oak Park, IL.
Emily Martin is a writer and educator from Brooklyn. Her work has been included in The Recluse, Prelude, DataBleed, Tarpaulin Sky, The Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, among others. She and Derek Baron perform as Permanent Six Flags and they just released Harping on Units Since Forever with Reading Group, which is a record label where they are both sometimes executives and sometimes interns.