February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Monroe Country Convention Center, Rogers room
302 S College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47403
Last Sunday Poetry Reading and Open Mic
Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
Writer Guest Readers R. Joe Betz and Tony Brewer
Followed by an Open Mic
It’s all free!
Free parking in the back too.
Joe Betz earned his MFA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and moved to Bloomington with his partner eight years ago. His poems appear or are forthcoming in journals such as Hayden’s Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, and Crab Orchard Review. He is an Associate Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington.
TONY BREWER is a poet, event producer, voice actor, and live
sound effects artist from Bloomington, Indiana. He is executive
director of the Spoken Word Stage at the 4th Street Arts Festival and
his books include: The Great American Scapegoat (self-published,
2006), Little Glove in a Big Hand (Plan B Press, 2010), Hot Type
Cold Read (Chatter House Press, 2013), and Homunculus (Dos
Madres Press, forthcoming). He co-founded the first poetry slam in
Indiana in 2001 and competed, coached, and toured with a team until
2006. Tony has been offering Poetry On Demand at coffeehouses,
museums, churches, bars, and art and music festivals for over 10
years, and he is one-third of the poetry performance group Reservoir