Rosie Accola and Jessica Mascarenhas: September 20th at Space Oddities

September Six Points Reading with

Rosie Accola and Jessica Mascarenhas

September 20th 7:00pm

Space Oddities

Please join us for the September installment of the Six Points Reading Series featuring Rosie Accola and Jessica Mascarenhas. The Six Points Series is a program of the Chicago Poetry Center, curated by Doe Parker, artistic direction by Elizabeth Metzger Sampson. As always, this event is free and open to the public. Accessibility varies by venue, please see below for this month’s details.

Space Oddities is located in Humbolt Park at 1007 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. Accessible by CTA.

About the readers:

Rosie Accola is a zine-maker, editor, and poet.  She is the online editor of Hooligan Mag. She also ghost-writes queer romance novels in an effort to be her own queer rom-com, and pay her student loans. Her first full-length collection, “Referential Body”, is out now via Ghost City Press. You can find her on Instagram @rosieaccola.

Gertrude (Jessica Mascarenhas) is a writer, poet, drummer, comedian, and conspiracy theorist based in Chicago. She is a creative writing major at Columbia. She is currently working on a collection of poems about her experiences balancing Indian and American culture. It’s also about food. Everything is always about food.

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Accessibility: The venue is not ADA accessible and the bathroom is on the small side. We will have a ramp coming into the entrance of the venue.



“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.