Poet Reception: Lee Chilcote
Friday, August 18th, 6:30-8 pm
Appletree will host a reception for local poet Lee Chilcote who will read and discuss his new book of poems “The Shape of Home” (Finishing Line Press). Jen O’Leary will provide musical accompaniment.
Chilcote is a journalist, essayist and poet. His articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt, Planning, Land and People and numerous other publications. His poetry and creative nonfiction have been published by Great Lakes Review, Pacific Review, Oyez Review and others. His essays have appeared in the books Rust Belt Chic: A Cleveland Anthology, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, and A Race Anthology.
He serves as executive director of the nonprofit Literary Cleveland, whose mission is to help writers develop their craft, create a strong network of writers, and connect writers to the community