Thursday, June 30, 2016
Free and open to the public
Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Intuit for the June installment of the Six Points Reading Series!
In 2016 the Poetry Center continues to move to a variety of rotating locations throughout Chicago and celebrate the community partnerships they have developed as a result. Their readings are always free and open to the public.
This month they Center is pleased to welcome H. Melt and Kush Thompson. Curated and hosted by Danielle Susi.
H. MELT is a poet and artist whose work proudly documents Chicago's queer and trans communities. Their writing has been published many places including the Offing, Lambda Literary, and THEM, the first trans literary journal in the United States. They are the author of The Plural, The Blurring.
KUSH THOMPSON is a political-romantic poet, author, womanist, painter, & teaching artist. The Chicago Reader voted her runner-up best local poet of 2014 and was named one of The Root's 2015 Young Futurists. Her work has been recently featured in Poetry Magazine and The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Kush is the co-founder of The Lady Church initiative where she hosts monthly meetings devoted to womyn empowerment and healing. Her debut chapbook, A Church Beneath the Bulldozer, was published with New School Poetics in 2014.