Poetry Reading: Solace in So Many Words

Sunday, December 11, 2011 @ 8:00am

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Woman Made Gallery

685 N Milwaukee Ave.

Chicago, 

IL 

60642

Presenter

Woman Made Gallery
312-738-0400

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

How can you find consolation? What sets your mind at ease? What can you hold on to when the world around you crumbles? Solace in So Many Words is an anthology featuring essays, poetry, and fiction on these vital questions.

By the very nature of its theme, this collection delves into global problems such as our endangered planet and the effects of war and hate, as well as personal struggles like the death of a loved one and the consequences of aging and illness.

Whether read cover-to-cover or savored one contribution at a time, Solace in So Many Words connects with readers through the heartfelt and compelling writing by more than 50 writers, including T. C. Boyle, Philip Levine, Ellen Bass, and Joe Meno, as well as newer literary discoveries who offer well crafted words on what solace can mean to us today.

Join us for a reading and signing of Solace in So Many Words, featuring the editor, Ellen Wade Beals, and contributors.