BathHouse Events Calendar for Fall 2021
BathHouse events are an integral part of the Creative Writing Program at Eastern Michigan University. The series features new writing by groundbreaking establisthed writers and exciting new artists. BathHouse Events showcase innovative approaches to writing, improvised and interactive performances, exhibits, and collaborations, as well as discussions on the role of art in contemporary life.
All BathHouse events are LBC-approved, free, and open to the public. All events for Fall 2021 will occur over Zoom.
BHJ's current issue (#21) engages with Isolation. Readings and performances by Colin Raff, Ginna Luck, Candance Hill, Chris Tysh, Kelley White, and Oana Avasilichioaei. Go to the current issue.
Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet-educator, scholar, and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut poetry collection, Stereo (TYPE), won the PEN America/Joyce Osterweil Award and was a finalist for the Lambda Lieterary Award for Gay Poetry. He is an alumnus of EMU and Illinois State University.
Mark Nowak's books include Shut Up Shut Down, Coal Mountain Elementary, and Social Poetics, all from Coffee House Press. He is currently working together with editor Celes Tisdale on an expanded edition of the anthology of poems from the Attica Prison Poetry Workshops.
Alan Michael Parker is a writer and cartoonist, and the author of four novels, nine collections of poetry, and the editor of five other volumes. He is currently serving as a judge for the 2021 National Book Award in fiction. He holds the Houchens Chair in English at Davidson College.
Karinne Keithley Syers is an interdisciplinary artists, editor, and publisher based in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her work spans writing, sound, dance, animation, essau. video, and projection. She studied the dark (playwriting) arts at Brooklyn College, and completed her Ph.D. at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Jackie Wang is a poet, scholar, mutimedia artist, and Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, where she researches race, surveillance technology, and the political economy of prisons and police.