Nationally Award Winning Poets to Appear at PSC

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Two nationally recognized poets will share their poetry with Prairie State College (PSC) students and community members during a reading and discussion. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 27 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Barnes and Noble Reading Room located on PSC’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. The event is free and open to the public.

Kimberly Johnson and Jay Hopler are published poets who have each won prestigious writing awards. Johnson is an author of two books and her poems have appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Slate, and the Iowa Review. Hopler also has published two books, with another due out later this year. He is currently teaching creative writing and English at the University of Southern Florida.

For more information about the poetry reading, call (708) 709-3500. This event is partially-funded by the PSC Foundation.