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The campus community is invited to a poetry reading and open mic at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the loft of the Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. The event will feature visiting poet Jeanette Powers. Bring your poems to share. For more information, please contact Agnes Vojta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeanette Powers describes themself as a poet artist, working-class anarchist and non-binary queer who is never far from the banks of one river or another. They are the founding editor of Stubborn Mule Press and an organizer for FountainVerse, an annual three-day poetry festival in Kansas City. Their work can be found in Chiron Review, The Wild Word, Nixes Mate Review, Trailer Park Quarterly and more. Powers’ first novel, Victimless Crime, is due out by Outlandish Press in early 2020. Powers will be touring for the year 2020 on their “Dandylion Riot” American tour, after a month long residency in Iceland for January.