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Matt Hart reads Familiar + guests at Two Dollar Radio HQ

April 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Come join us to see Ohio’s own Matt Hart read from his latest poetry collection, Familiar, along with other Ohio legends: Hanif Abdurraqib, Charlene Fix, and Rose Zinnia.

Matt Hart is the author of FAMILIAR (Pickpocket Books 2022) and nine other books of poems. He was a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, & Light Industrial Safety from 1993-2019. He lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, co-edits the journal Sôrdəd, and plays in the post-punk band NEVERNEW: www.nevernew.net

Hanif Abdurraqib is a writer from the east side of Columbus, Ohio

Charlene Fix has written five volumes of poetry: Taking a Walk in My Animal Hat (Bottom Dog Press 2018), Frankenstein’s Flowers (CW Books 2014), Flowering Bruno: a Dography (XOXOX Press 2006), Jewgirl (forthcoming from Eyewear Publishing in fall 2023), and On the Outskirts of Vertigo (seeking a publisher), two chapbooks: Mischief (Pudding House 2002) and Charlene Fix: Greatest Hits (Kattywompus 2012), and a (prose) study/homage/film criticism Harpo Marx as Trickster (McFarland 2013). Emeritus Professor of English at Columbus College of Art and Design, co-coordinator of Hospital Poets at the Ohio State University Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and an activist for peace and justice in the Middle East, she is mother of three, grandmother of two. Her website is Charlenefix.com

Rose Zinnia lives in Cleveland, Ohio and is the recipient of the 2022 Ninth Letter Literary Award in Poetry (selected by Anthony Cody), the 2022 Vera Meyer Strube Poetry Award from the Academy of American Poets, & the 2021 Kraft-Kinsey Award/Residency from the Kinsey Institute. She has an MFA from Indiana University and is a graduate of the 2021 Tin House Summer Workshop in Fiction.


April 20, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


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