Red Rover Series

{readings that play with reading}


Experiment #52:

Full Court – Small Press Forum



7pm / doors lock 7:30pm

**please note change from usual day**



Patrick Durgin

Johannes Göransson

Caroline Picard

Susan M. Schultz


at Outer Space Studio

1474 N. Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, Illinois

suggested donation $4


logistics —

near CTA Damen blue line

third floor walk up

not wheelchair accessible


PATRICK DURGIN is the author of Imitation Poems (Atticus / Finch, 2006), and The Route (with Jen Hofer, Atelos, 2007-8). His poets theater script PQRS will be his next book, due out in 2012. He is the editor of Hannah Weiner’s Open House and The Early and Clairvoyant Journals of Hannah Weiner. He is editor and publisher of Kenning Editions, and teaches critical theory, literature, and writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Kenning Editions @


JOHANNES GÖRANSSON is the author of several books of poetry, most recently Entrance to a colonial pageant in which we all begin to intricate, and several books in translation, including works by Aase Berg, Henry Parland and Johan Jönson. He teaches at the University of Notre Dame, co-edits Action Books, and writes for the blog  Action Books @


CAROLINE PICARD is a writer, artist and performer. Based in Chicago, she is the Senior Editor for the Green Lantern Press. Recent writing and comics have been published in/by, Bad at Sports, Proximity Magazine, Seven Stories Press, Artifice Magazine, MAKE Magazine and Pinch. Her first collection of short stories, Psycho Dream Factory (Holon Press, 2011) was released concurrently with a limited edition energy drink, “Happiness Machines”. She makes music/videos with Lady Rollins and manages The Paper Cave, an on-line bookstore curated with select work from independent presses around the world.  The Green Lantern Press @


SUSAN M. SCHULTZ has lived and taught in Hawai`i since 1990.  Her books of poetry include Memory Cards & Adoption Papers (Potes & Poets, 2001), Dementia Blog (Singing Horse, 2008), and (at press now) Memory Cards: 2010-2011 Series.  She’s edited Tinfish Press since 1995 and blogs at on publishing, Alzheimer’s, and much else.  She’s a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. Tinfish Press @


RED ROVER SERIES is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin.  Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers.  The series was founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin.



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