LEE CHILCOTE, PATRICK CULLITON, & VIPLAV SAINI
Poets Lee Chilcote, Patrick Culliton and Viplav Saini will read at Mac's on Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm followed by an open mic.
Lee Chilcote is a journalist, essayist and poet .His new poetry collection How to Live in Ruins was just published by Finishing Line Press Lee's articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt, Planning, Land and People and other publications. His poetry and creative nonfiction have been published by Great Lakes Review, Pacific Review, Oyez Review and others. His essays have appeared in the books Rust Belt Chic: A Cleveland Anthology, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, and A Race Anthology: Dispatches and Artifacts from a Segregated City. He previously served as editor of Fresh Water Cleveland and Editorial Director for Issue Media Group. Lee is also the founder and former executive director of LIterary Cleveland
In 2017, his chapbook of poems, The Shape of Home, was published by Finishing Line Press. His poem “Catching Sunfish” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and The Shape of Home was nominated for the Society of Midland Authors Award in Poetry.
Patrick Culliton is the author of Sam's Teeth (Subito Press 2017) and is a recipient of a 2018 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. He works with the Geauga County Public Library.
Viplav Saini grew up in India and is an associate professor of economics at Oberlin College. A Kundiman Fellow, he received a 2018 Katharine Bakeless award from the Breadloaf Writer’s Conference. His work is published/forthcoming in Ploughshares and the Massachusetts Review.