Meet Our Readers: Carmen Aiken

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Carmen Aiken is a certified forklift driver, non-profit exile, sometimes farmhand, bike dirtbag, and writer. Their work has been published in The Best American Experimental Writing, them magazine, and performed for's Lovefound series. Their hybrid work-in-progress, hotspur, was longlisted for PANK's big book prize. Carmen spent the past few years crossing the continent a few times and landed back on the near South Side, where they spend too much time missing the Good Internet and defunct dance parties.

Please join Carmen and our other amazing readers on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 7:30. It's free, and 21-and-over. Please RSVP on Facebook.  

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