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Accidental Player: MC Hyland, Rebecca Lehmann & Ted Rees

October 21October 21
7:00 pm9:30 pm

Accidental Player is returning to Tattooed Mom for a SECOND TIME this month! Please join us on Monday, October 21, for a night of readings featuring MC Hyland, Rebecca Lehmann, and Ted Rees.

Doors 7pm // Readings 8pm

Enjoy this event with our Meatless Monday specials:
1/2 off our full veggie menu noon-10pm
& half price drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Artist Bios:

MC Hyland is a poet, publisher, scholar, teacher, and public artist. Her poems have been published in journals in the US, UK, and Australia, and she is the author of two full-length books of poetry—THE END (Sidebrow, 2019) and NEVERAGAINLAND (Lowbrow/ H_NGM_N)—and a dozen poetry chapbooks and artist books. The founding editor of DoubleCross Press, she has worked at Minnesota Center for Book Arts and The Center for Book Arts (NY), and produces letterpress poetry broadsides and small-edition handmade books. Learn more at mchyland.com.


Rebecca Lehmann is the author of the poetry collections Ringer, which won the 2018 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry through the AWP, and was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in September, 2019, and Between the Crackups, which won the Crashaw Prize, and was published by Salt in 2011. Her poetry and creative nonfiction has been published in Tin House, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Boston Review, Fence, Copper Nickel, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day project, and other journals and venues. She holds an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop (’05), where she was a Maytag Fellow, and a PhD in creative writing and literary theory from Florida State University (’11), where she was honored with a John Mackay Shaw Academy of American Poets Award, and the David Kirby Poetry Dissertation Award. Learn more at http://www.rebecca-lehmann.com/.


Ted Rees is a poet and essayist who lives and works in Philadelphia. His first book of poetry, In Brazen Fontanelle Aflame, was published by Timeless, Infinite Light in 2018. Chapbooks include the soft abyss, The New Anchorage, and Outlaws Drift in Every Vehicle of Thought. Recent essays have been published in the Full Stop blog, Full Stop Quarterly, and ON Contemporary Practice’s monograph on New Narrative. He is editor-at-large for The Elephants and teaches creative writing and literature courses at Temple and area universities. Learn more at https://tedreeswords.com/.


Please note: the reading takes place up stairs where there are a limited number of non-bumper car seats available. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact Gina Myers ([email protected]).