#PoetryNearYou Pick of the Week: Six Points Reading Series featuring Nina Corwin & Mark Tardi

Join The Poetry Center of Chicago for our October installment of The Six Points Reading Series featuring Mark Tardi and Nina Corwin followed by a conversation with the audience.

Mark Tardi is originally from Chicago and he earned his MFA from Brown University. His publications include the books The Circus of Trust (Dalkey Archive Press, 2017), Airport music (Burning Deck Press, 2013), and Euclid Shudders (Litmus Press, 2013). He guest-edited an issue of the literary journal Aufgabe devoted to contemporary Polish poetry and poetics and has translated poetry from the Polish by Kacper Bartczak, Miron Białoszewski, Monika Mosiewicz, and Przemysław Owczarek. A former Fulbright scholar, he lives with his wife and two dogs in a village in central Poland and is on faculty at the University of Lodz. 

Nina Corwin is the author of two books of poetry, The Uncertainty of Maps (Wordtech Communications, 2011) and Conversations With Friendly Demons, and Tainted Saints (Puddin'head Press, 1999), and two chapbooks, Dear Future (Glass Lyre Press, 2017) and What to Pack for the Apocalypse (Locofo Chaps, 2017). Her poetry has appeared in From the Fishouse, Drunken Boat, Forklift OH, Harvard Review, Hotel Amerika, New Ohio Review, Verse, and numerous anthologies. Corwin, a Pushcart nominee, curates the literary series at Chicago’s Woman Made Gallery. In daytime hours, she is a psychotherapist known for her work on behalf of victims of violence.

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