Inkwell Open Mic Ft Rae Hoffman Jager and Sara Moore Wagner
Oct
8
7:00 PM19:00

Inkwell Open Mic Ft Rae Hoffman Jager and Sara Moore Wagner

Join us for the Inkwell Open Mic and Reading Series, happening every second Monday of the month at Urban Artifact. The show starts with an open mic, followed this month by our feature performers, Rae Hoffman Jager and Sara Moore Wagner.

This all-ages event has a suggested $2 cover to help support feature artists, but no one will be turned away at the door. Bring your words (up to two poems and five minutes total per performer) to share, or just come enjoy some of Cincinnati's finest craft beer and listen.

About the features:
Rae Hoffman Jager is the author of One Throne (Five Oaks Press, 2017). Her work has appeared in print and online journals like Ambit, Arsenic Lobster, Midwestern Gothic, IDK, to name a few. Rae is forthcoming in Forklift, Ohio. Her work has been described as rambunctious, urgent, funny, and elegiac. Rae holds a BA from Warren Wilson College and an MFA from Wichita State University. When she is not writing or reading poems for Rivet Journal, she can be found staring out of windows. For more information, you can visit her website at www.raehoffmanjager.com.

Sara Moore Wagner is the Cincinnati based author of the chapbook Hooked Through (Five Oaks Press, 2017). Her poetry has appeared in many journals and anthologies including Glass poetry journal, Gulf Stream, Gigantic Sequins, Stirring, and Arsenic Lobster, among others, and is forthcoming in journals like Cider Press Review and Pretty Owl Poetry. She has been nominated for a Pushcart prize, for Best of the Net, and was a recent finalist for the Tishman Review's Edna St Vincent Millay Prize. She spends her days caring for her three small children, Cohen, Daisy, and Vivienne. Find her at www.saramoorewagner.com.

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SAFTA Reading Series
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

SAFTA Reading Series

The SAFTA Reading Series is an award-winning literary reading series that is held monthly at 2PM at Hexagon Brewing Co. just outside of downtown Knoxville. 

Rae will be reading with Maggie Blake Bailey and Katherine Bell.

Past performers have included Ada Limón, Chen Chen, Kathy Fagan, James Arthur, Emilia Phillips, Tiana Clark, Karen Skolfield, Amy Wright, Michael Robins, Chad Davidson, T.A. Noonan, Karen Craigo, Joseph Bathanti, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, and Jasmine An. 

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TONGUE & GROOVE
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

TONGUE & GROOVE

Tongue & Groove is a modern day salon held like a house concert in an old mansion. Usually about 60 folks are in attendance.  The doors open at 5pm for nibbling, conversation, and BYOB drinks.  The salon starts right at 6pm and is over at 8pm.  Typically 7 writers and poets are features along with some live music.

 

 

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Spirited Goat Reading
Jul
22
5:00 PM17:00

Spirited Goat Reading

Rae Hoffman Jager will be reading with Sara Wagner, a recently published poet by Five Oaks Press. Her poetry has appeared in Gigantic Sequins, Alyss, IDK Magazine, Reservoir, The Wide Shore, The Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Fox Cry Review, and Arsenic Lobster, among others. She has been nominated for a Pushcart prize. Her poetry has also been supported by a SAFTA residency and a merit scholarship from the Juniper Institute. She holds a BFA from BGSU, and an MA in literature from NKU. She lives in Cincinnati with her filmmaker husband Jon and their children, Daisy, Vivienne, and Cohen, where she teaches at Xavier and Northern Kentucky University.

 

After the reading, there will be music by a live band.

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One Throne Reading Series with Guest Poets
Jul
8
7:00 PM19:00

One Throne Reading Series with Guest Poets

Listen to poems by Rae Hoffman Jager, Katelyn Delvaux, and M. Brett Gaffney.

Katelyn Delvaux teaches writing and literature in St. Louis, MO and serves on the poetry staff of Rivet. She was the recipient of Wichita State University’s Poetry Fellowship (2013) and a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar (2016). Her most recent publications and interviews may be found in Menacing Hedge, Split Lip, Driftwood PressBarn Owl ReviewOff the Coast, and Slice magazine.

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M. Brett Gaffney holds an MFA in Poetry from Southern Illinois University and is co-editor of Gingerbread House. Her poems have appeared in Exit 7, Rust+Moth, Permafrost, Devilfish Review, museum of americana, BlazeVOXRogue AgentApex Magazine, and Zone 3, among others. Her poetry chapbook, Feeding the Dead, is available from Porkbelly Press.

 


Reading takes place at the Listing Loon, a small bar & bottle shop nestled in Northside. 

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One Throne Reading Series- Book Release!
Jul
1
12:00 PM12:00

One Throne Reading Series- Book Release!

What’s more American than Krispy Kreme, Snoop Dog, potato salad, wolves, and Family Dollar? Nothing, but Rae Hoffman Jager’s brand spankin’ new collection of poems One Throne, comes close.

Celebrate the Fourth of July early at Roebling Point Books & Coffee with Cincinnati poet, Rae Hoffman Jager and her new book. There will be food, poems to make you laugh and cry, libations, and books to buy.

 

Pre-order your copy HERE.

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