PUB.UNIT PRESENTS: Joel Craig and Carrie Olivia Adams

PUBUNITPresents_flyer_sp13On Friday, April 19, Joel Craig and Carrie Olivia Adams will be visiting Illinois State University for the spring PUB.UNIT PRESENTS events. Craig and Adams will be participating in a chat about publishing and editing with students, faculty, and the community at the English Department’s Publications Unit at Illinois State University (Fairchild Hall, Room 307) at 3:30 p.m. and a poetry reading from their recently published poetry collections in Centennial West, Room 214 at 7:30 p.m.

Joel Craig is the author of The White House (Green Lantern Press, 2012). He lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He co-founded and curates the nationally renowned Danny’s Reading Series, and is the poetry editor for MAKE: A Literary Magazine.

Carrie Olivia Adams is the author of Forty One Jane Doe’s (Ahsahta Press, 2013) and Intervening Absence (Ahsahta Press, 2009). She is the poetry editor for Black Ocean Books and a publicist for the University of Chicago Press.

The PUB.UNIT PRESENTS series, in the spirit of the English studies model of the Department of English, invites writers who are editors/editors who are writers to visit the English Department’s Publications Unit at Illinois State University to talk about how they embody each role, noting the interdisciplinary nature of both writing and editing, and to give a public reading of their creative work on the campus of ISU.

Contact Steve Halle (cshalle@ilstu.edu) if you have questions or need more information.

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