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Words out Loud Spoken Word/Poetry Series

February 5, 2021, 7:30 PM9:30 PM EST

Derek N. Otsuji and Mark Tarren read from their poetry. Evening includes literary trivia quiz and open mic.

Derek N. Otsuji is the author of The Kitchen of Small Hours, winner of the 2021 Crab Orchard Review Poetry Series Open Competition. It will be published by SIU Press in fall 2021. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, The Southern Review, Rattle, Poet Lore, and Pleiades.

Mark Tarren is a poet and writer who lives on remote Norfolk Island in the South Pacific. A Pushcart nominee, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in various literary journals including The New Verse News, The Blue Nib, Poets Reading The News, Street Light Press, Spillwords Press, Tuck Magazine and Impspired Magazine.

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February 5, 2021
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST