2022-2023 Efroymson Creative Writing Reading Series

2X2 grid of four headshots of writers and poets


The Efroymson Creative Writing Reading Series is hosted by Columbia College Chicago’s English and Creative Writing Department and attracts prestigious, award-winning fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and poets.

This year’s featured guest speakers are Adrian Matejka, Vievee Francis, Huascar Medina, and Terese Mailhot.

Live at the Local presented by LV Arts

Join us for night one of our Live at the Local event! A family friendly open mic talent show featuring Kansas Poet Laureate Huascar Medina.
We will have an art show/gallery as well as a community art project, wine, cocktails, and local snacks.
Help us bring a more diverse art experience to Leavenworth by showing up and showing out with whatever talent you have!
visit our website¬†www.lvarts.info to register for open mic ahead of time and you’ll receive a gift from us.

Conscious Love – Teresa Dirks, Poet TL Sanders & Huascar Medina

This Art¬†Collaboration includes paintings by Teresa Dirks and poetry by Huascar Medina and Poet T.L.Sanders inspired by John Coltrane’s, “A Love Supreme” and our humanity during the pandemic. Please join us in celebrating Conscious Love, August 27, 2021, 5-8 p.m. at the historical Frank Lloyd Wright church:
Community Christian Church
4601 Main Street
Kansas City, MO, 64112
Poetry performance at 6 and 7 p.m.
*Masks are required and appreciated.

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The latest book of poetry by Huascar E. Medina, in Spanish and English.