TriQuarterly Online poetry editor Lana Rakhman and Christine Pacyk–both are graduating MFA students at Northwestern. will be featured in a reading at the Stop Smiling Storefront. They will be introduced by Reginald Gibbons and Simone Muench, who will also read a bit of their own work. Free reception begins at 7pm, Friday, Jan. 27, at Stop Smiling Storefront, 1371 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.
The Stop Smiling offices are located in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. In the front half of the ground floor is a multi-purpose storefront where they’ve hosted author interviews (Studs Terkel, Aleksandar Hemon); live performances (Super Furry Animals, Fred Anderson); after-parties (DJ Shadow, National Public Radio); and more.