Today You Are Perfect - Tyrell, Lilius, Garcia, Sims

Today You Are Perfect - Tyrell, Lilius, Garcia, Sims

In our monthly reading series, "Today You Are Perfect," we bring poets and artists and listeners together to share their words. Afterward, everyone has the option to participate in a small question and answer session.

The Lineup: Michael Tyrell, Sarah Lilius, Kenning JP Garcia, Christopher D. Sims

Date & Time: Tuesday, Nov 30, 7:00-8:00 pm CT

Platform: Zoom Webinar. After registering below, the link will be automatically emailed to you.

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Michael Tyrell

Michael Tyrell

Michael Tyrell is the author of three books of poems: The Arsonist's Letters (Backlash, 2021) ) Phantom Laundry (Backlash, 2017) and, The Wanted (National Poetry Review, 2012). With Julia Spicher Kasdorf, he edited Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn (NYU Press, 2007). His poems have appeared in Agni, The Best American Poetry, The Iowa Review, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Yale Review, and many other publications. A native of Brooklyn, he teaches at New York University.

Sarah Lilius

Sarah Lilius

Sarah Lilius is the author of the full-length poetry collection, Dirty Words (Indie Blu(e) Publishing 2021) as well as six poetry chapbooks. Some of her publication credits include the Denver Quarterly, Court Green, Fourteen Hills, Boulevard, Massachusetts Review and New South. Sarah has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net Prize. She lives in Virginia with her husband and two sons. Her website is sarahlilius.com.

Kenning JP Garcia

Kenning JP Garcia

Kenning JP García is an Afro-Absurdist diarist and the author of Furthermore (If And Only If Press) as well as the upcoming book, With (Really Serious Literature). Xe spends xyr nights pushing a broom around one of the biggest box stores in America and spends xyr days making way too many memes @kenyjpgarcia.

ChrisTopHer D. Sims

Christopher D. Sims is an internationally respected poet and spoken word performer. Born and raised on the west side of Rockford, IL, his poems are often grounded in his upbringing, cultural influences, and him witnessing and participating in the communities of the United States as a Black man. 

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