Joe Benevento’s books include three novels, three full-length poetry volumes, two poetry chapbooks and a book of short stories. He is a professor of English at Truman State University, where he teaches creative writing, American literature and mystery. He also is the longtime co-editor of the Green Hills Literary Lantern.
Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m.; open mic starts at 7:15 p.m. Participants can share five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured reader takes the stage at 8 p.m. Coffee will be served.