John Amen is the author of four collections of poetry. He founded and continues to edit The Pedestal Magazine: www.thepedestalmagazine.com. He has led writing workshops in prisons, homeless shelters, and recovery centers, and corresponds regularly with inmates imprisoned throughout the US. Further information is available on his website: www.johnamen.com.
Reading is free and open to the public, located in the Mellon Board Room on Chatham's Shadyside Campus.
Funding for the Words Without Walls reading series provided by A. W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.