Taproom Poetry Series: Jen Tynes, Michael Sikkema, Danny Caine

Eighth Street Tap Room

Jen Tynes is the founding editor of Horse Less Press. She is the author of three full-length books of poetry--Trick Rider (Trembling Pillow Press), Heron/Girlfriend (Coconut Books), and The End Of Rude Handles (Red Morning Press), and the author or co-author of eight chapbooks. Her fourth book of poetry, Hunter Monies, is forthcoming from Black Radish Books in early 2016. She teaches writing and lives in Grand Rapids.

Michael Sikkema has worked in factories, YMCA camps, and landscaping. He is the author of three books of poetry, most recently May Apple Deep from Trembling Pillow Press. He is also the author of several chapbooks and collaborative chapbooks, most recently Time Missing, an exploration of alien abduction and pioneer captivity narratives, available from Grey Book Press. He enjoys correspondence at michael.sikkema@gmail.com

Danny Caine is from Cleveland. His poems have appeared in New Ohio Review, Hobart, Atticus Review, Minnesota Review, and Queen Mob's Teahouse. He reviews books for Los Angeles Reviewand works at Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kansas. He is currently co-editor of Beecher's.


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