Poetry in Atlanta

The good people at solar anus: readings will host Ben Kopel, Megan Volpert, and Kory Calico Monday, May 28th at 8 PM. The reading will be held at Beep Beep Gallery (696 Charles Allen Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308). Ben Kopel is the author of VICTORY (H_NGM_N BKS, 2012). He has had poems featured in Conduit,The New Delta Review, Makeout Creek, and elsewhere. He helps curate the jubilat/Jones reading series in Amherst, Massachusetts. Megan Volpert is a poet and critic from Chicago who has settled in Atlanta with her wife, Mindy. Volpert holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Louisiana State University and is a high school English teacher. Sonics in Warholia is her fourth collection of poems (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011). The other three are TheDesense of Nonfense and Face Blindness (BlazeVOX Books, 2009 & 2007), andDomestic Transmission (MetroMania Press, 2007). She is currently editing This assignment is so gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013). Kory Calico was born at Grady hospital in Atlanta. He is an avid fan of rap music, poetry and prose. In 2011 he helped organize Poets for Change: Atlanta and is the current co-curator of the ALEF reading and performance art series with Puma Navarro. –Jenny Sadre-Orafai

Source : magazine Coldfront