The Logan Salon Series

City Lit Books is proud to continue our new monthly reading series of poetry and prose (but mostly poetry!). We're so excited to introduce you to emerging and established writers alike! Join us in February, as we welcome...

Daniela Olszewska

Steve Halle

Kenyatta Rogers


Jacob Victorine

Daniela Olszewska is the author of four full-length collections of poetry and over half a dozen chapbooks. Her latest chapbook, Answering Machine, will be released by Horse Less Press in mid-February. For more information, go here:

Steve Halle lives and writes in Normal, IL, where he is Director of the English Department’s Publications Unit at Illinois State University. He is the author of Map of the Hydrogen World and the chapbooks The Collectors and Cessation Covers. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Action Yes!, Another Chicago Magazine, Cordite Poetry Review, Jacket2, Luna Luna, smoking glue gun, and the Dirty : Dirty anthology, among others. He is the director and publisher of co•im•press, editor of the online poetry journal Seven Corners (7C) and the chapbook press and workshop PRESS 254, and host of the Re:Verse reading series in Bloomington-Normal, IL.

Kenyatta Rogers was the 2012-2013 Visiting Poet in English, at Columbia College Chicago where he also earned his MFA in Creative Writing Poetry. He is a Cave Canem fellow and was twice nominated for both Pushcart and Best of the Net prizes, his work has been previously published in or is forthcoming from Jubilat, Vinyl, Rhino Poetry, The Volta among others. He is an Associate Editor with Rhino Poetry and currently serves on the Creative Writing Faculty at The Chicago High School for the Arts.

Jacob Victorine was born and raised in New York City. His poems appear in places such as Columbia Poetry Review, Vinyl Poetry, Phantom Books, and PANK, which nominated him for a Pushcart Prize in 2013. As a competitive slam poet, he has twice been a Grand Slam Finalist at the Mental Graffiti slam in Chicago and was a member of the 2011 Jersey City National Poetry Slam Team. He currently lives in Logan Square with his girlfriend and their cats, Gilgamesh and Sita. FLAMMABLE MATTER (Elixir Press, 2016) is his first book.


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Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
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City Lit Books
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ISBN: 9780988480490
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Published: Artifice Books - September 3rd, 2013