Poetry is Normal Presents Karen Craigo and Jason Lee Brown
Karen Craigo and Jason Lee Brown will read poetry on Saturday, May 16, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in the Café of the Normal Public Library.
Karen Craigo is the Poet Laureate of Missouri. She is the author of two full-length collections, Passing Through Humansville and No More Milk (2018 and
2016, Sundress Publications), and she is the editor and general manager of a weekly newspaper in Marshfield, Missouri. Her thoughts about writing and
creativity can be found on the blog Better View of the Moon.
Jason Lee Brown is the editor-in-chief of River Styx literary magazine, co-director of the River Styx Reading Series, and series editor of New Stories from The
Midwest. He is the author of the novel, Prowler: The Mad Gasser of Mattoon, the novella, Championship Run, and the poetry chapbook, Blue Collar Fathers. His
writing also has appeared in literary journals such as Kenyon Review, Literary Review, North American Review, The Journal, Southern Humanities Review, Crab
Orchard Review and Ecotone.
Sponsored by the Normal Public Library Foundation.