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Et Al. Poetry Readings

Presented by Et Al. Poetry Readings at The Packing Plant, Nashville TN

Nov 11 2018
Et Al. Poetry Readings

Matthew Johnstone’s Et Al. Poetry Readings will be held at its new location, The Free Nashville Poetry Library at The Packing Plant located in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood. Tonight features Okland poet Evan Kennedy and Nashville poets Maggie Wells and Olatunde Osinaike.

Evan Kennedy is a poet and bicyclist who lives in San Francisco. He is the author of Jerusalem Notebook (O’clock Press), The Sissies (Futurepoem), and Terra Firmament (Krupskaya).

Olatunde Osinaike is a Nigerian-American poet and software developer from the West Side of Chicago. A Best of the Net and Bettering American Poetry nominee, his poem ‘Mercy, Mercy Me’ was recently selected by Kyle Dargan for inclusion in the 2018 Best New Poets anthology. An alumnus of Vanderbilt University, his most recent work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Kweli, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Cosmonauts Avenue, Lunch Ticket, Puerto del Sol, and Columbia Poetry Review, among other publications. His manuscript, The New Knew, was shortlisted for the 2018 C&R Press Winter Chapbook Series. He is currently on poetry staff at The Adroit Journal and you can find him at

Maggie Wells is the author of Pluto (The Wrath of Dynasty) and co-founder of Press Body Press. Her work has been featured in Best American Erotic Poems: From 1800 to the Present, The Cadence of Hooves Anthology, Nailed Magazine, Free Lunch, Dick Pig Review, Inquisitive Eater and others. She currently co-produces an art, music and literary event series called, Be Witched. Maggie writes an advice column under a pseudonym and currently lives in Nashville.

Source: Et Al. Poetry Readings’ Facebook



Free Admission | Donations Accepted
All proceeds will be going to The Free Nashville Poetry Library, and book donations to the Library.

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The Packing Plant

507 Hagan Street, Nashville, TN 37203