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21
May 2013
7:00 pm
Sweetwater's Coffee and Tea
123 W. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI

Skazat Poetry presents A. Van Jordan

Whether you’re a page poet, slammer, performance artist or refuse a label, we want to hear your new stuff on our open mic. We look forward to sharing summer (and great coffee) with you and invite you to join this free open mic and monthly reading series!

To kick off our summer fantastic season, we welcome A. Van Jordan, author of The Cineaste, as our next feature reader at Skazat!

Sign up for Open Mic at 7:00 p.m.

7:15 p.m. – Open Mic
8:00 p.m. – A reading by A. Van Jordan

A. Van Jordan is the author of four collections: Rise, which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award (Tia Chucha Press, 2001); M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A, (2005), which was listed as one the Best Books of 2005 by The London Times; Quantum Lyrics, (2007); and The Cineaste, (2013), W.W. Norton & Co. Jordan has been awarded a Whiting Writers Award, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and a United States Artists Williams Fellowship. He is a Professor in the Dept. of English at the University of Michigan, and teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.