Matt Hart & Patrick Wensink: February 22, 2013

by Speak Social

Valentine’s Day is long gone (or will be by the time of this reading), and whether you spent a romantic evening with your sweetie or sat home stuffing your face with ice cream, head on down to Java to hear some great writing and support some local literature. That’s right, Speak Social is back for yet another round, this time featuring poet Matt Hart and author Patrick Wensink. The event will begin at 7:30pm, open mic sign-ups at 7:00. As always, Java will be offering drink specials, and Matt Hart is coming all the way from Cincinnati. What more can you really ask for?

Java Brewing Company
1707 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205

MATT HART is the author of four books of poems, most recently Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless (Typecast Publishing, 2012). A fifth collection, Debacle Debacle, is forthcoming from H_NGM_N BKS in 2013. A co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, he lives in Cincinnati where he teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and plays in the band TRAVEL.

PATRICK WENSINK is the bestselling author of Broken Piano for President and three other books. His essays have appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post and others. The New Yorker (Yes, THAT New Yorker) once wrote one, whole, entire sentence about him. He nearly choked on whatever he was eating at the time.

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This event is free and open to the public.