Ballroom Projects and Kenning Editions invite you to a reading with “conceptual” poets imported from NY, especially for the occasion.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Free admission.

Robert Fitterman is the author of 14 books of poetry including No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself (Ugly Duckling Press, 2014), Rob’s Word Shop (Ugly Duckling Press, forthcoming, 2015), Holocaust Museum (Counterpath, 2013, and Veer [London] 2012), now we are friends (Truck Books, 2010), Rob the Plagiarist (Roof Books, 2009), war, the musical (Subpress, 2006), and Notes On Conceptualisms, co-authored with Vanessa Place (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009). His long poem Metropolis, has been published in 4 separate volumes. He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies. His writing can be found at his website:

Josef Kaplan
is the author of All Nightmare: Introductions, 2011-2012 (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014), Kill List (Cars Are Real, 2013), and Democracy Is Not for the People (Truck Books, 2012). His recent work has appeared in TROLL THREAD, Gauss PDF, Lana Turner, Rethinking Marxism, The Claudius App, and the Poetic Labor Project. He lives in Queens, New York.

Holly Melgard is the author of the Poems for Baby trilogy (2011), The Making of The Americans (2012), Black Friday (2012), and Reimbursement (2013). She is currently co-editing TROLL THREAD PRESS, co-curating for the Segue Reading Series, & dissertating in the Buffalo Poetics Program.

Joey Yearous-Algozin is a member of TROLL THREAD and the author of The Lazarus Project and Holly Melgard’s Friends and Family. He lives in Buffalo, NY.
3012 S. Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL

This event is not ADA accessible.

Ballroom Projects is located at The Archer Ballroom in Bridgeport, a friendly neighborhood on Chicago’s southside. We are located a block from the Ashland Orange Line stop and near the 9 and 62 busses.



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