Last Saturday, The Big Big Mess celebrated its two-year anniversary. Over the course of the past couple of years, this Akron, OH readings series has hosted local, regional, and national writers, such as Mary Biddinger, Matt Hart, Nate Pritts, Cathy Wagner, Adam Clay, Zachary Schomburg, and Heather Christle.
At their most recent event, out-of-town poets from Albany, Atlanta, Chicago, and Louisville converged on Northeast Ohio for a terrific reading. Check out the videos below for highlights.
Sean Patrick Hill reads his poem “1972“:
James Belflower performs an excerpt from his book The Posture of Contour:
Daniela Olszewska reads her poem “Frontier with Fancy Spurs“:
Bruce Covey reads his poem “Foreign Objects“:
The Big Big Mess’ next reading will be on 05 July. They will host The Line Assembly Tour, featuring S.E. Smith and others.