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Jennifer Karmin

Red Rover Series
Curator
Chicago, IL
Jennifer Karmin’s multidisciplinary writing has transpired at festivals, artist-run spaces, and on city streets across the U.S., Cuba, Japan, Kenya, and Europe. Venues for these pieces range from: the Poetry Project, the Walker Art Center, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and Woodland Pattern Book Center. Her books include the text-sound epic Aaaaaaaaaaalice and The Sexual Organs of the IRS, a collaboration with Bernadette Mayer. Public projects and performances are documented in the handmade editions Walking Poem, Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina, and 4000 Words 4000 Dead + Revolutionary Optimism: An American Elegy. She teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and has been a Visiting Writer at Naropa University, Oberlin College, California Institute of the Arts, plus a myriad of sites. Since 2005, she has curated the Red Rover reading series in Chicago.