The  InKY  Reading  Series

Friday, March 13, 2020


7:00PM  |  6:30PM open-mic sign-up

Brought to you by Louisville Literary Arts 

Postponed - Date TBD

John James is the author of The Milk Hours, selected by Henri Cole for the $10,000 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize and published in 2019 by Milkweed Editions. An image-text pamphlet, Winter, Glossolalia, is forthcoming in late 2020 from Eyewear Publications. His poems appear in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, PEN America, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. He splits his time between Kentucky and California, where he is pursuing a PhD in English and Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Tony Brewer is a poet, event producer, voice actor, and live sound effects artist from Bloomington, Indiana. He is executive director of the Spoken Word Stage at the 4th Street Arts Festival and his books include: The Great American Scapegoat, Little Glove in a Big Hand, Hot Type Cold Read, and Homunculus. He also has work in the anthologies And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana and Writers Resist: Hoosier Writers Unite. He has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has made numerous recordings for The Linenof Words on WFHB community radio and The Poets Weave on WFIU public radio. He co-founded the first poetry slam in Indiana in 2001 and competed, coached, and toured with a team until 2006. Tony has been offering Poetry On Demand at coffeehouses, museums, cemeteries, churches, bars, and art and music festivals for over 10 years, and he is one-third of the poetry performance group Reservoir Dogwoods.

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