Slam and Featured Artist
The night's featured poet, Wil Gibson was born from a good idea and a bottle of bourbon and raised in some of the poorest communities northern Illinois and eastern Arkansas have to offer.
He has had collections published with Moon Pie Press (Home and Other Places-2012), Sargent Press (A Couple’s Guide To Panic Attacks w/ Jen Jacques-2013), Great Weather for MEDIA (Harvest the Dirt-2015), and Swimming With Elephants Press (Quitting smoking, falling in and out of love, and other thoughts about death-2016), and coming in 2017, Unease at Rest with Chatterhouse Press. He has been published online and/or in print with Midwestern Gothic, Button Poetry, Radius, Opus, minor literature(s), Yellow Chair Review, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, Marsh Hawk Review, Electric Cereal, and more, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net 2015.
You can learn more at wilgibson.com