Hadara Bar-Nadav & Jennifer Moore to read Oct. 21

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago on October 21 for the next installment of the Six Points Reading Series. Admission is free at the Garland Room on the first floor of the Chicago Cultural Center.

This month, we’re pleased to feature Hadara Bar-Nadav and Jennifer Moore! Curated and hosted by Danielle Susi.

JENNIFER MOORE is the author of The Veronica Maneuver (University of Akron Press, 2015). Poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Best New Poets, B O D Y, Columbia Poetry Review, and elsewhere. A native of the Seattle area, Jennifer is an assistant professor of creative writing at Ohio Northern University and lives in Bowling Green, Ohio.

HADARA BAR-NADAV’s newest book of poetry, The New Nudity, is forthcoming from Saturnalia Books in 2017. She is the author of Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margie Book Prize. She is also author of two chapbooks, Fountain and Furnace (Tupelo Press, 2015), awarded the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, and Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press 2010), awarded the Midwest Poets Series Prize. In addition, she is co-author of the best-selling textbook Writing Poems, 8th ed. (Pearson/Longman, 2011). Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and other journals, and was awarded the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize. Hadara is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Books will be available for purchase after the reading.

Next month, in lieu of a Six Points reading, we’ll host Poets Look at Paintings on November 18.



“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.