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October 13, 2022

The InKY Reading Series is a free author series broadcast live on Zoom. Watch archived readings on the LLA YouTube channel.

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Sunshine Lombre is a Chicago poet who strives to share her passion for Spoken Word and choreography while uplifting Black communities worldwide through teaching creative writing classes through “Poetry for Personal Power,” the Chicago Public Library system, and other arts organizations. She’s been performing poetry since her first slam competition in 2010, recently was an opening act for Twista and has released her debut poetry music album called Fading Away last summer.

 
Sunshine Lombre
 
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Rick Neumayer

Hotwalker (2021) is Rick Neumayer’s second published novel following his debut with Journeyman in 2020. Rick has published short fiction in many literary magazines, and three of his full-length Broadway-style musical collaborations have been produced. A career teacher, he has had a wide variety of experiences, including working as a newspaper reporter, book reviewer, literary magazine editor, and singer in rock bands. He is a Louisville native and resident, and Male High grad with degrees from Spalding University (MFA), University of Louisville (MA), and Western Kentucky University (BA).