The Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary journal, has been in publication for over forty years. Among other readers relevant to issue #42, Donna Vorreyer will read a selection of her poems including “Compline with a Dream of Folded Arms,” which is also featured in this issue.
Donna Vorreyer is the author of A House of Many Windows (Sundress Publications, 2013) as well as six chapbooks, most recently Encantado, a collaboration with artist Matt Kish from Redbird Chapbook (released in April 2015). She has been a repeat nominee for the Pushcart Prize, and her work has appeared in journals such as Sugar House Review, Sou’wester, Rhino, Linebreak, and Cider Press Review. She is an assistant poetry editor for Extract(s), and her second collection is forthcoming from Sundress Publications in 2016.
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Friday, March 20, 7pm – Free Event
Don’t miss The Oyez Review celebrating its fortieth issue with Katherine May Copenhaver and other Contributors.
Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary magazine, is edited and produced by MFA candidates in the Literary Magazine Internship course. Each issue includes poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction from the best writers across the nation. Oyez Review’s most recent issue marks forty years of continuous publication. Oyez Review has featured work by such writers as Charles Bukowski, James McManus, Carla Panciera, Michael Onofrey, Tim Foley, John N. Miller, Gary Fincke, and Barry Silesky, and visual artists Thomas C. Jackson, Steve Harp, Vivian Nunley, C. Taylor, Jennifer Troyer, and Frank Spidale.
Oyez Review’s fortieth anniversary issue includes for the first time ever color artwork by acclaimed Chicago artist Chuck Jones.
Katherine May Copenhaver has lived in the Chicago area most of her life. She holds a BA in English from University of Iowa and an MFA in creative writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She makes a living as a writer, editor, and teacher of writing.
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Friday, April 12th, 7pm – Free Event