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Inkwell Open Mic Ft Rae Hoffman Jager and Sara Moore Wagner

  • Urban Artifact 1660 Blue Rock Street Cincinnati, OH, 45223 United States (map)

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

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

Earlier Event: April 15
SAFTA Reading Series