Al Ortolani and Chuck Sweetman

Part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Library.  Poets read from their work.

Al Ortolani’s prose and poetry has appeared in New Letters, New York Quarterly, The Midwest Quarterly, The English Journal, The QuarterlyThe Laurel Review and elsewhere. He is the author of one chapbook, Slow Stirring Spoon; two collections of poetry, The Last Hippie of Camp 50 and Finding the EdgeWren’s House, a collection of haiku, is to be released this winter.  Chuck Sweetman’s first book of poems is Enterprise, Inc.  His poems, stories, and reviews have appeared in such places as River Styx, Black Warrior Review, Poet Lore, Delmar, and others. He lives in Kirkwood, Missouri, with his family and teaches at Washington University, where he is currently Director of Writing Courses.

Location:  Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212

Al Ortolani

Al Ortolani

Chuck Sweetman

Chuck Sweetman