Meet our Readers: Dina Elenbogen

Have you met Dina Elenbogen? You really should. She’s reading with us on Sunday, and you don’t want to miss it.

Dina Elenbogen, an award winning poet and prose writer, is author of the memoir Drawn from Water: An American Poet, an Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story (BKMK Press, University of Missouri April 2015) and the poetry collection Apples of the Earth (Spuyten Duyvil, NY). She received two fellowships and an award from the Illinois Arts Council. Her work has been published in numerous magazines including Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, TIkkun, Bellevue Literary Review, Paterson Literary Review, New City Chicago and anthologies such as Lost on the Map of the World (Peter Lang, NY), Where We Find Ourselves (SUNYPress) City of the Big Shoulders (University of Iowa Press) and Beyond Lament (Northwestern University Press.)

She has a MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers Workshop and teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago Graham School where she received the 2012 excellence in teaching award.

She lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband Steve Siegel and their two children Sarina and Ilan

For more information visit her at

Show starts at 8pm at Great Lakes Tattoo, 1148 W. Grand Avenue. Free and BYOB.




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