Bards and Brews

January 21, 2016 6:00 pm @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Ore Dock Brewing Company

INTRODUCING Bards and Brews, live creative readings held the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Ore Dock Community Space. January’s readings will be by Matthew Gavin Frank and Jennifer A. Howard. The event is free and open to all ages.

Matthew Gavin Frank is the author of the nonfiction books: The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food, Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer, Pot Farm, and Barolo; the poetry books: The Morrow Plots, Warranty in Zulu, and Sagittarius Agitprop; and two chapter books. He teaches at Northern Michigan University, where he is the Non-fiction Editor of Passages North. This winter, he tempered his gin with two droplets (per 750 ml) of tincture of odiferous whitefish liver. For health.

Jennifer A. Hower is the Editor-in-Chief of Passages North and the MFA Director of NMU’s MFA program in Creative Writing. Her collection of short-short fiction, How to End Up, was published by New Delta Review.

This event is brought to you by Ore Dock Brewing Company and the U.P. Poet Laureate. For more information, contact

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