Dear Members,

Please join RAFO leadership and fellow adjuncts for the Fall Membership Meeting, to be held THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, from 3:30 - 5:30 pm in room 1315 of the Wabash Building. Light refreshments will be served.

The meeting will feature readings by adjuncts Alexander Luft (fiction) and Frank Rogaczewski (poetry), and include questions, answers, and announcements important to the membership for the Spring meeting and 2019-2020.

Alex Luft is a Ph.D candidate in creative writing at UIC and in media and cultural studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. His creative work has been published in more than a dozen literary journals, including Midwestern Gothic, Chicago Literati, and the Marathon Literary Review. He serves on the editorial staff at Quarterly West and is currently at work on his debut novel. You can read more at This afternoon, Alex will be reading a story titled "Nights and Weekends," originally published in Pioneertown magazine.

Frank Rogaczewski lives with his wife and comrade Beverly Stewart in beautiful Berwyn with their dear dog Seamus and their lovely literary cats, Gertrude and Virginia. Frank is now responsible for two books of prose poetry, The Fate of Humanity in Verse and the forthcoming Jeepers and Criminy! Are You Following This? A Helpful if Inexact Proletarian/ Smart Ars Poetic Manifesto.

We hope to see you Thursday!

The Executive Committee