Poets to speak at Oakton's Chicago Writers Series
Mar 20, 2017 9:30 AM -
Join Chicago area influential poets and educators Jamila Woods and Kevin Coval for a special reading at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Oakton Community College's Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Admission to this Chicago Writers Series event is free, and a book signing and reception will follow. Woods, who was raised in Chicago and graduated from Brown University, is a recording artist who has performed with Grammy Award winning artist Chance the Rapper as well as Donnie Trumpet. Her latest solo album, "HEAVN," has received rave reviews by publications including the Chicago Tribune and Pitchfork. She also is an award-winning poet who has won a Pushcart Prize and a Poetry Foundation fellowship.