Genre-bending Writer Freesia McKee Reads from Her Work Followed by an Open Mic

The Driftless Writing Center is delighted to sponsor a public reading by Freesia McKee, which will be followed by an open mic. Participants who want to read during the open mic should bring a maximum of five minutes of writing to share.

Freesia McKee writes poetry, prose, and the genres in-between. She’s the author of How Distant the City, the essays editor at South Florida Poetry Journal, and a book reviewer at large. Freesia’s work has appeared in FlywayBone BouquetSo to SpeakTinderbox Poetry JournalPainted Bride QuarterlyCALYXAbout Place Journal, and the Ms. Magazine Blog. Originally from Milwaukee, she’s been teaching hybrid forms, micro-memoir, and poetry classes remotely from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Freesia welcomes you to connect with her online at or through Twitter at @freesiamckee.

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