POETRY READING/LEE CHILCOTE
Lee Chilcote will read at Mac's on Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm followed by an open mic. His new poetry collection How to Live in Ruins was just published by Finishing Line Press
Chilcote is a journalist, essayist and poet. His 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.