Strange goings-on. This morning, battling writers block, I turn to Kevin Young's incredible collection Jelly Roll for inspiration. Hours later, I get an email announcement that he will be reading from his newest book, For the Confederate Dead, next week. And there was much rejoicing.
Those in Chicago will not want to miss this chance to see one of the best young American poets working today. Here are the details:
DATE: Tuesday, January 16
TIME: 6 PM
PLACE: The Newberry Library (60 West Walton St.)
COST: Free, but reservations required - call (312) 787-7070