Arts Walk for Book Lovers
Nikia Chaney Reads from her new book: us mouth
March 7, 7 pm
Upstairs, Downtown Riverside Public Library
3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside
On Thursday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m.,
join us for a reading from us mouth by Nikia Chaney. This
event will be held at Riverside Public Library downtown, upstairs. The library
is located at 3581 Mission Inn Avenue.
us mouth attempts to speak to the fracturing of intimate relationships, the importance of voice, song, and empathy as an instrument of connection and healing. The poems are filled with wordplay and rhythm to create an intensity of presence of various speakers who cry out in the pain and joy of being alive.
Inlandia Literary Laureate (us 2016-2018) Nikia Chaney is founding editor of shufpoetry, an online journal for experimental poetry, and also Jamii Publishing, a publishing imprint dedicated to fostering community among poets and writers.