Reading by Michael Mlekoday
A reading by poet Michael Mlekoday.
Mlekoday teaches classes on hip-hop, Gothic literature, and wilderness poetics. A National Poetry Slam Champion, Mlekoday co-founded Button Publishing and currently serves as Poetry Editor of Ruminate Magazine and Editor of The Lichening.
Mlekoday’s first book, The Dead Eat Everything, received the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. Their second book, All Earthly Bodies, received the Miller Williams Poetry Series. Their work has won the Florida Review Editors’ Prize, the AWP Intro Journals Award, and the Katharine Bakeless Nason scholarship from the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference.
Mlekoday’s work has been anthologized in The BreakBeat Poets, Read: America(s) and New Poetry of the Midwest, and has been translated into Polish. Recent poems appear in Third Coast, The Southampton Review, Sonora Review, Ninth Letter, Hunger Mountain, and The Rumpus. Mlekoday holds degrees from the University of Minnesota, Kansas State University, and Indiana University, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis.
For more information visit https://michaelmlekoday.com/
The event will be held in person at Union Wildcat Chamber and online. To register for the online Zoom link, visit https://tinyurl.com/michaelmkstate
Sponsored by the Department of English and SGA Fine Arts fees.
Friday, March 31, 2023 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm