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Poetry reading and open mic with D. Allen

FYI 103 “Queer Life Stories” presents a poetry reading and open mic with D. Allen, a Minneapolis-based queer poet and multidisciplinary artist. The event will begin with a reception and refreshments; the reading will begin at 5:15.

D. Allen's first book, "A Bony Framework for the Tangible Universe," is forthcoming in 2019 from The Operating System.

D. Allen has received a VSA Minnesota Emerging Artist Grant, a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, a Loft Literary Center Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant, a Lighthouse Works Fellowship, and an MFA from the University of Minnesota. D.’s work has been published in Rogue Agent, District Lit, Black Warrior Review, and QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology.

The event is sponsored by the Institute for Leadership and Service and the Humanities Fund.


Wallenberg Hall, second floor

Denkmann Memorial Building

3520 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
United States

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