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The SalonSeries: Poetry Reading

Evanston Art Center
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The SalonSeries at the Evanston Art Center Presents Poets Ellen Beals and Jorge Sánchez

Please join us as Ellen and Jorge read their original work to celebrate National Poetry Month!

Trained as a journalist, ELLEN WADE BEALS writes poetry and prose. Her work has appeared in literary magazines, in anthologies, and on the web, here and in Ireland. In 1999, her short story, “Picking,” was awarded the Willow Springs fiction prize. Her poem “Between the sheets” appears in the textbook Everything’s a Text (Pearson 2010). She is the editor and publisher of the award-winning anthology Solace in So Many Words (Weighed Words LLC). Her website is www.solaceinabook.com.

Cuban American fiction writer, teacher, essayist, and poet JORGE SANCHEZ was born in Hialeah, Florida, and raised in Miami. He earned a BA from Loyola University, an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan, and an MA from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Sánchez teaches at Elgin Academy and lives in Chicago with his wife and son.

Hosted by the Evanston Art Center, the evening is presented by the SalonSeries. We suggest a $5 donation at the door. RSVP to Beth Snyder (bethsnyde@gmail.com) or Stacey Foisy (staceyfoisy@gmail.com).

The Evanston Art Center is at 1717 Central Street. Handicapped accessible. Parking lot and street parking.