The Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading at the Oak Park Johnson County Library features Gary Lechliter and Tina Hacker.
Gary Lechliter’s poetry has recently appeared in Chiron Review, Coal City Review, Cottonwood, Main Street Rag, New Mexico Poetry Review, Rockhurst Review, Tears in the Fence, The Same, Wisconsin Review, Begin Again: 150 Kansas Poems, and The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers. He has published three books of poetry and is managing editor of I-70 Review.
Tina Hacker is a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee whose work has appeared in a wide variety of journals, both online and paper. Her full-length poetry book, Listening to Night Whistles, was published by Aldrich Press and her chapbook, Cutting It, by The Lives You Touch Publications. Since 1976, she has edited poetry for Veterans Voices, a magazine of writing by veterans from every state in the country.