Gregg Shapiro – Poetry Reading

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640
Women & Children First Bookstore

Join us for a launch celebration of Gregg Shapiro’s two new poetry collections: More Poems About Buildings and Food, published by Souvenir Spoon Books and Sunshine State, from NightBallet Press. Gregg Shapiro’s is the author of Fifty Degrees, selected by Ching-In Chen as co-winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Other books by Shapiro include the short story collections How to Whistle and Lincoln Avenue. He also has work forthcoming in Gargoyle, Mojave River Review, and the anthology Lovejets: Queer Male Poets on 200 Years of Walt Whitman. His poetry was recently featured in South Florida Poetry Journal, the Gay and Lesbian Review, Chelsea Station Magazine, and the anthology Reading Queer. An entertainment journalist, whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBT and mainstream publications and websites, Shapiro lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his husband Rick and their dog Coco.

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