Christine Hume and Catherine Wagner: The Woodward Line, April 18

Catch EMU Creative Writing Professor Christine Hume with Catherine Wagner when they read at The Woodward Line – a free poetry series at The Scarab Club in Detroit – on Wednesday, April 18, at 7:00 p.m.

The  Scarab Club is located at 217 Farnsworth in Detroit.

Christine Hume is the author of three books and two chapbooks: Musca Domestica (Beacon Press 2000); Alaskaphrenia (New Issues 2004); Lullaby: Speculations on the First Active Sense, a chapbook and CD (Ugly Duckling Presse 2008); Shot (Counterpath Press 2010), and Ventifacts (Omnidawn 2012). She is coordinator of the interdisciplinary Creative Writing Program at Eastern Michigan University.

Catherine Wagner’s books include Nervous Device, forthcoming from City Lights in 2012; My New Job (Fence, 2009), Macular Hole (Fence, 2004), Miss America (Fence, 2001). Her work has been anthologized in the Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry, Out of Everywhere: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America and the UK (second edition), Gurlesque, Poets on Teaching, Starting Today, Best of Fence, Best American Erotic Poems and elsewhere. She is associate professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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Scarab Club – Call for Submissions

Here’s a recent annoucement from Detroit’s Scarab Club: 

DEADLINE: Tuesday, August 31st, 5 pm
Here is your opportunity to be published, as an added benefit of membership to the Scarab Club. All individual (or household) members are guaranteed to be included in the publication, regardless of artistic medium.
The Scarab Club is continuing its commitment to The Scarab Arts Annual, the member oriented art book. Each member will be allotted a a full page. Trial members are not eligible. 
THE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS is open to all individual members who are writers, painters, sculptors, jewelers, photographers, poets, writers, potters–all artistic mediums. All processes and techniques are welcomed. Work will be reproduced in color or black & white, as submitted. The lounge committee will choose the image(s) to be published in the book’s final draft. Please follow guidelines closely.

Read more about it here.

Christine Hume, Christine Monhollen, and Aaron Lowinger at Scarab Club

Creative Writing Professor Christine Hume will be reading at the Scarab Club on Wednesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. as part of The Woodward Line Poetry Series. Christine Monhollen and Aaron Lowinger will also read at the same event.

The Scarab Club is located at 217 Farnsworth in Detroit. Call 313-831-1250 for more info. This is a free event.