Author Archives: Jamie

April Revolving Door: CM Burroughs & Cristina Correa

CM Burroughs has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Cave Canem Foundation, Callaloo Writers Workshop and the University of Pittsburgh. She has received commissions… from the Studio Museum of Harlem … Continue reading

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Winter Dudes: Revolving Door

It’s Winter and these Dudes write killer poetry and fiction. So, why not join us for an evening.   Open Mic at 7:30p.m. Features at 8p.m. Music by FathomDJ! $5 donation = free drinks!

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Revolving Door November Reading

Derrick Weston Brown has studied poetry under Dr. Tony Medina at Howard University and Cornelius Eady at American University, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from American University. He is the auth…or of a chapbook, The Unscene (published in … Continue reading

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Revolving Door Turns Two!

If you missed our celebration reading on the 26th, check back because videos are coming!

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20 American Poems Every Student Should Know

“Like all the literary, visual and performing arts, great poetry simultaneously reflects deeply personal and staggeringly universal themes and images. And, of course, also remains firmly rooted in the creators’ time and place, despite often possessing a transcendent nature. A … Continue reading

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Next Revolving Door:: August 24

Keli Stewart’s stories, plays and poems have appeared and are forthcoming in Quiddity, Meridians, Naugatuck River Review, Warpland: A Journal of Black Literature and Ideas, Letters to Fathers from Daughters, Torch Poetry, Hip Mama, On Becoming, Muzzle Magazine, Calyx, Reverie: … Continue reading

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Next Revolving Door :: May 25

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“The Dust of Suns”

The Chicago Poetry Project presents a staged reading of the play “The Dust of Suns” by Raymond Roussel Trans. Harry Mathews March 4-6th Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 3pm All performances are FREE! at The Charnel House 3421 W. Fullerton … Continue reading

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Next Installment:: November 17

Words! Music! Art! Drink Specials! FathomDJ! Open Mic @ 7:30PM Features @ 8PM … Randi Black is a recent alum of the graduate writing program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. With three novels under her belt, … Continue reading

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October Feature: Kevin Coval

Revolving Door is turning 1 this month! Help us celebrate Art! Words! Music! Drink Specials! FathomDJ! Wednesday, October 27 @ Red Kiva, 7:30PM! One of our awesome features is Kevin Coval the author of everyday people (EM Press, Nov.’08) and slingshots … Continue reading

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