Come out and enjoy this free poetry event in the Chicago area. Chicago native Jacob Saenz brings his unique brand of poetry to Oakton on Wednesday, April 30, at 6 p.m., at the College’s Footlik Theater, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines. This free event is part of Oakton’s Chicago Writers Series.
Saenz, a CantoMundo Fellow, will read a selection of his poems. His works have been published in Great River Review,OCHO, Poetry, TriQuarerly, and other journals. A recipient of both a Letras Latinas Residency and a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, he currently serves as an associate editor for RHINO and works as an acquisitions assistant at the Columbia College library.
A reception with light refreshments follows the event. This program is generously funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation and student activity fees. For more information, contact Lynn Woodbury at (847) 635-1953 or firstname.lastname@example.org.