March 16, 2007

Listen to Chicago poets Dan Godston and Jennifer Karminon
on Wordslingers
This Sunday, March 18th from 8-9pmon
WLUW 88.7fm Chicago
Loyola University's community radio

Or listen live from the WLUW home page
or catch the Quest Radio webcast Wednesday at 8pm
or check out The Vox Cafe archiveon

DAN GODSTON teaches literature and composition atColumbia College and poetry and other art formsthrough several arts education organizations. Hispoetry and fiction have appeared in Chase Park,Versal, 580 Split, Kyoto Journal, CaliforniaQuarterly, after hours, Drunken Boat, and otherpublications. He also performs and composes music.

JENNIFER KARMIN is a poet, artist, and educator whohas experimented with language throughout the U.S. andJapan. Her multidisciplinary projects intersectwriting with sound and image. Currently at home inChicago, she is a founding member of the public artgroup Anti Gravity Surprise and co-curator of the RedRover reading series. In the fall of 2006, Jennifercollected writing about walking in cities and createdWALKING POEM. On October 25th 2006, she startedwalking from Chicago's Picasso statue and navigatedthe city using the collected writing as her map. Onceread outloud, each piece was given away to passingpedestrians. Jennifer works as a Poet-in-Residencefor the Chicago Public Schools and teaches creativewriting to immigrants at Truman College. Recentpublications include: The City Visible: Chicago Poetryfor the New Century, Growing Up Girl: An Anthology ofVoices from Marginalized Places, Bird Dog, and MilkMagazine.

"Wordslingers is always looking for new voices. If youknow someone whose work you like and respect, hip themup to the show and let them know it's damn near as easy as falling off a log to be on the air in 2008 andeasier still to submit poetry."


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