The Dollhouse Reading Series began as a way to bring poets together to drink delicious beer and comfortably fraternize in a dim, yet perfectly lit, Chicago apartment. It remains a way to keep in touch with local friends and writers and to maintain that community everyone is so dead-set on being part of.
Doors 7:00 / Reading 7:30PM
ERIKA L. SANCHEZ Fulbright Scholar, Bread Loaf Scholar, CantoMundo Fellow, and winner of the “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Pleiades, Witness, Anti-, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Copper Nickel, diode, Boston Review, “Latino USA” on NPR, and is forthcoming in Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Penguin 2015). Erika is also currently the sex and love advice columnist for Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and has contributed to The Guardian, NBC News, Elle, Rolling Stone, Al Jazeera, Truthout, Salon, and Cosmopolitan.com.
DANIEL BORZUTZKY’s books include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy (Nightboat, forthcoming); The Book of Interfering Bodies (Nightboat, 2011); The Ecstasy of Capitulation (BlazeVox, 2007); and Arbitrary Tales (Ravenna Press, 2005). His poetry translations include include Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks (forthcoming, Action Books); Song for his Disappeared Love (Action Books, 2010); and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (Action Books, 2008). His writing has been translated into Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish. His work has been recognized by grants from the PEN American Center, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
JOEL CRAIG is the author of The White House (Green Lantern Press, 2012), and the chapbook Shine Tomorrow (Lost Horse, 2009). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, GutCult, A Public Space, TYPO, Iowa Review, FENCE, and Rabbit Light Movies among others. He co-founded and curates The Danny’s Reading Series, edits poetry for MAKE: A Literary Magazine, and contributes to the multimedia group Pulseprogramming. He lives, in Chicago, Illinois.