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Poet and Chicago native Jacob Saenz visits Oakton

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  • Jacob Saenz brings his brand of poetry to Oakton at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30.

    Jacob Saenz brings his brand of poetry to Oakton at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30.
    Courtesy of Oakton Community College

 
Submitted by Oakton Community College

Chicago native Jacob Saenz brings his brand of poetry to Oakton at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, at the college's Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. This free event is part of Oakton's Chicago Writers Series.

Saenz, a CantoMundo Fellow, will read a selection of his poems. His works have been published in Great River Review, OCHO, Poetry, TriQuarerly, and other journals. A recipient of both a Letras Latinas Residency and a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, he currently serves as an associate editor for RHINO and works as an acquisitions assistant at the Columbia College library.

A reception with light refreshments follows the event. This program is funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation and student activity fees.

For information, contact Lynn Woodbury at (847) 635-1953 or woodbury@oakton.edu.

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