Have some Fun! Downtown Chickasha!
7:00 p.m. until the Fun Ends
OddFellows Music Hall
118 South 4th Street, Chickasha, OK
(4th Street = Highway 81, between Kansas and Chickasha Avenues)
(Located on the west side with the big red star on the front — Park behind, enter in front or in back)
Featured Poet: Ken Hada
Ken Hada is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Languages at East Central University where he teaches courses in Humanities, American and Ethnic Literatures. In addition to teaching at ECU, he directs the annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival held on the ECU campus the first weekend of each April.
Ken’s has authored three collections of poetry, The Way of the Wind (Village Books Press 2008), Spare Parts (Mongrel Empire Press 2010) and a chapbook of link poems, April Meadows, (1995), that are translated in Japanese by Japanese students at Ogaki Women’s College.
An avid fly-fisherman, canoe and kayak enthusiast, Ken’s research interests and creative writing both increasingly merge in the areas of nature writing and ecology concerns, regionalism and the American west.
Also, Ken is the area chair for Literature: Eco-criticism and the Environment for the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture meeting held annually in Albuquerque. Some of his publications may be found in Southwestern American Literature, College Literature, Ethnic Studies Review, American Indian Culture and Research Journal and Journal of American Studies Association of Texas.
Open mic reading also
Read your own or bring a favorite or two
Refreshments Available for Purchase
Sponsored by the Chickasha Area Arts Council
For more information, contact Rockford Johnson, 224-0160; 317-7506
Directions to Chickasha Poetry Reading
at the Oddfellows Music Hall (118 S. 4th Street = Highway 81)
From OKC on I-44: Exit # 83/US 62, Right on Highway 62, Left on US 81 (= 4th Street),
South 1 ½ blocks to the building with the star on the west side.
From Lawton on I-44: Exit # 81, North on US 81 (= 4th Street) about 2 miles,
3 ½ blocks north of the Sonic Drive-In