KDIC partnered with All-Campus Events and the Office of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership to bring poet, teaching artist, and activist Kevin Coval to Grinnell tonight, and after a full day of workshops and readings, Kevin jumps on air live tonight on Erasing Boundaries. Kevin’s poetry often tackles tensions in his own experience as a Jewish American and the contradictions and stories that drive him in his activism in Chicago. His most recent book, Schtick, was published by Haymarket Books last year. In addition to his published poetry, Kevin is the Creative Director of Young Chicago Authors, an organization in Chicago committed to channeling and sharing all the stories and voices students from all over Chicago through writing workshops, open mics, and performance festival Louder Than A Bomb. We pick up where we left off when we talked in his Chicago home last fall.
In addition, KDIC is working with [concerts] to co-present Noname Gypsy, Milo & Otis, andApril Fools, three Chica