Beloit Public Library is sponsoring a Poetry Reading & Open Mic program on Saturday, April 16th at 1 p.m. Well-known Wisconsin poet, Ron Ellis, will be reading poetry from his published works. Following the reading and discussion of Mr. Elliss poetry, participants are invited to read their own original poetry to the group. The program is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information call 364-2905.
Ellis is Associate Editor of Rosebud magazine as well as its art director and web author. Rosebud is a respected magazine dedicated to creative prose, poetry and visual art and is available at over 1000 bookstores in the US, Canada and Great Britain.
Ellis is the author of The Blue Train and The Tenting Cantos. His albums of performance poetry include a six-CD set entitled The Rough Cuts Series, and the albums Open My Eyes, Lunar Crescent Wrench, and Dangerous Odds. His performance group, Fuzzy Logic, was featured last summer at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.
From the April 6-12, 2005, issue