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Jennifer Karmin

Red Rover Series
Chicago, IL
Jennifer Karmin's multidisciplinary work has transpired at festivals, in artist-run spaces, and on city streets across the U.S., Cuba, Japan, Kenya, and Europe.  Performances have been featured at venues such as the Poetry Project, the Walker Art Center, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and Woodland Pattern Book Center.  Widely published in poetry anthologies, journals and handmade editions, her books include the text-sound epic Aaaaaaaaaaalice and The Sexual Organs of the IRS a collaboration with Bernadette Mayer. 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 Series in Chicago and often led ensembles of poets improvising together.  Her current project is Democracy Lessons.