We’re so excited to welcome Kevin Coval to the stage!
Kevin Coval is a poet & author of A People’s History of Chicago, Everything Must Go: The Life & Death of an American Neighborhood & over ten other full length collections, anthologies & chapbooks. He is the founder & editor of The BreakBeat Poets series on Haymarket Books, Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors, which won a MacArthur Award in 2016, & founder of Louder Than a Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, the world’s largest youth poetry festival, now in more than 19 cities around North America. He’s got a lot of hustles. He also is the recipient of the 2019 Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Advocacy Award, the 2018 Studs Terkel Award & the 2017 John Peter Altgeld Freedom of Speech Award. He co-hosts the podcast The Cornerstore on WGN Radio cuz he is in love with listening & can be found on the interconnected networks @kevincoval.
FREE tickets will be released on Monday, January 27th @ 11am! Make sure to log into your CM account and get your finger on the button at 10:59am!
If you’re late to snagging a ticket, get on that waitlist! We pull from the waitlist every month, so you’ve still got a good shot at attending this month’s event!
If you can’t make the event in person, be sure to come back to our Facebook page where we’ll be livestreaming the event!
Bear hugs to our Quarterly Partner, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago!
Three cheers for our host this month, Gensler!
High fives and humble gratitude to our local sponsors:
Dark Matter Coffee
Stylin’ Out Network
And a big shoutout to our global partners: