Last, but never least, tomorrow night we’ll have Erika L. Sánchez at #35. Erika is a Fulbright and Bread Loaf Scholar, CantoMundo Fellow, and winner of the “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Pleiades, Witness, Anti-, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Copper Nickel, diode, Boston Review, “Latino USA” on NPR, and is forthcoming in Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Penguin 2015). She is also currently the sex and love advice columnist for Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and has contributed to The Guardian, NBC News, Elle, Rolling Stone, Al Jazeera, Truthout, Salon, and Cosmopolitan.com.

Last, but never least, tomorrow night we’ll have Erika L. Sánchez at #35.

Erika is a Fulbright and Bread Loaf Scholar, CantoMundo Fellow, and winner of the “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Pleiades, Witness, Anti-, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Copper Nickel, diode, Boston Review, “Latino USA” on NPR, and is forthcoming in Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Penguin 2015). She is also currently the sex and love advice columnist for Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and has contributed to The Guardian, NBC News, Elle, Rolling Stone, Al Jazeera, Truthout, Salon, and Cosmopolitan.com.

Saturday! Joel Craig and then some!
Joel is the author of The White House (Green Lantern Press, 2012), and the chapbook Shine Tomorrow (Lost Horse, 2009). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, GutCult, A Public Space, TYPO, Iowa Review, FENCE, and Rabbit Light Movies among others. He co-founded and curates The Danny’s Reading Series, edits poetry for MAKE: A Literary Magazine, and contributes to the multimedia group Pulseprogramming. He lives, in Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday! Joel Craig and then some!

Joel is the author of The White House (Green Lantern Press, 2012), and the chapbook Shine Tomorrow (Lost Horse, 2009). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, GutCult, A Public Space, TYPO, Iowa Review, FENCE, and Rabbit Light Movies among others. He co-founded and curates The Danny’s Reading Series, edits poetry for MAKE: A Literary Magazine, and contributes to the multimedia group Pulseprogramming. He lives, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dollhouse #35 presents Daniel Borzutzky!
Daniel’s books include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy (Nightboat, forthcoming); The Book of Interfering Bodies (Nightboat, 2011); The Ecstasy of Capitulation (BlazeVox, 2007); and Arbitrary Tales (Ravenna Press, 2005). His poetry translations include include Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks (forthcoming, Action Books); Song for his Disappeared Love (Action Books, 2010); and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (Action Books, 2008). His chapbooks include Data Bodies (Green Lantern, 2013); Bed Time Stories for the End of the World! (Bloof Books, forthcoming); One Size Fits All (Scantily Clad, 2009); and Failure in the Imagination (Bronze Skull, 2007). His writing has been anthologized inAngels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing; Telephone Books Anthology of English-to-English Translations of Shakespeare Sonnets; The Alteration of Silence: Recent North American Poetry;  Seriously Funny: Poems About Love, God, War, Art, Sex, Madness, and Everything Else; A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years; and The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century. His writing has been translated into Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish. His work has been recognized by grants from the PEN American Center, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.

Dollhouse #35 presents Daniel Borzutzky!

Daniel’s books include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy (Nightboat, forthcoming); The Book of Interfering Bodies (Nightboat, 2011); The Ecstasy of Capitulation (BlazeVox, 2007); and Arbitrary Tales (Ravenna Press, 2005). His poetry translations include include Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks (forthcoming, Action Books); Song for his Disappeared Love (Action Books, 2010); and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (Action Books, 2008). His chapbooks include Data Bodies (Green Lantern, 2013); Bed Time Stories for the End of the World! (Bloof Books, forthcoming); One Size Fits All (Scantily Clad, 2009); and Failure in the Imagination (Bronze Skull, 2007). His writing has been anthologized inAngels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ WritingTelephone Books Anthology of English-to-English Translations of Shakespeare Sonnets; The Alteration of Silence: Recent North American Poetry;  Seriously Funny: Poems About Love, God, War, Art, Sex, Madness, and Everything ElseA Best of Fence: The First Nine Years; and The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century. His writing has been translated into Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish. His work has been recognized by grants from the PEN American Center, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.

Chicago Poetry Events This Weekend!

You can’t just sit around twiddling your thumbs until Dollhouse 35 happens next week. We might suggest these two awesome events happening in Chicago this weekend:

Launch of Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (tonight [Thursday])

&

Pet Theories and Columbia College M.F.A. Poetry Students: A Night of Poetry and Music on Friday, where you’ll find past contributor Tony Trigilio, as well as many Dollhouse attendees!

And in the meantime, RSVP to #35!

No. 34 | Wit Rabbit

If you’re a friend of the Dollhouse, you should also be a friend of Wit Rabbit, a great Chicago reading series. Check it out TONIGHT! and the first Tuesday of each month.

Here we are, smack dab between the last time we saw each other and looking forward to our next meeting. Get a head start on swooning now over our stellar lineup coming to a (new) living room near you!

Here we are, smack dab between the last time we saw each other and looking forward to our next meeting. Get a head start on swooning now over our stellar lineup coming to a (new) living room near you!

Again, we use this #tbt moment to point out the Home Movies section on our tumblr, where you can find the likes of Douglas Kearney (above) reading from one living room into your own.

Do you have video/audio/photos of Dollhouse readings? If so, let us know—we’re always trying to add more.

Tonight! 7:30! Last but not least: JULIA COHEN is the author of two books of poetry, Triggermoon Triggermoon and Collateral Light. Her collection of nonfiction, I Was Not Born, releases this fall. Her work appears in journals like jubilat, Diagram, and the Boston Review. She moved to Chicago a year ago.

Tonight! 7:30! Last but not least:

JULIA COHEN is the author of two books of poetry, Triggermoon Triggermoon and Collateral Light. Her collection of nonfiction, I Was Not Born, releases this fall. Her work appears in journals like jubilat, Diagram, and the Boston Review. She moved to Chicago a year ago.

PATRICK SAMUEL lives in Chicago with his boyfriend Erik and their two cats. He holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago and co-curates a local reading/performance series called The Swell. His most recent work appears or is forthcoming in Bloom, Gertrude, LEVELER, Cutbank, and The Corduroy Mtn.
See him LIVE this Saturday at Dollhouse 34!

PATRICK SAMUEL lives in Chicago with his boyfriend Erik and their two cats. He holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago and co-curates a local reading/performance series called The Swell. His most recent work appears or is forthcoming in Bloom, Gertrude, LEVELER, Cutbank, and The Corduroy Mtn.

See him LIVE this Saturday at Dollhouse 34!

NURIA SHEEHAN’s writing has appeared in Anderbo, Sweet Lit, Blue Earth Review, Brevity, and Water~Stone Review. In 2012, she served as Assistant Editor for Brevity Magazine’s special issue, Female Nonfiction after the VIDA Count. She lives in Chicago.
Nuria will be reading at Dollhouse 34 this Saturday—come one, come all!

NURIA SHEEHAN’s writing has appeared in Anderbo, Sweet Lit, Blue Earth Review, Brevity, and Water~Stone Review. In 2012, she served as Assistant Editor for Brevity Magazine’s special issue, Female Nonfiction after the VIDA Count. She lives in Chicago.

Nuria will be reading at Dollhouse 34 this Saturday—come one, come all!