Monsters in the Library: Poetry by Jason Braun

Comic book graphic with image of man reading book and a skeleton behind him.

Just in time for Halloween, WIU's own Jason Braun will bring monsters to the library this October. On Tuesday, October 28th, Braun will read from poems featuring Dr. Frankenstein's Monster, Faust, The Walking Dead, The Reanimator's cadre of corpses, and other beasts. The reading will take place in Room 180 of Malpass Library, at noon, and is free and open to the public.

Jason Braun teaches English at Western Illinois University. He has published fiction, poetry, essays, and reported or been featured in Prime Number, ESPN, Squalorly, The Nashville City Paper, The Evergreen Review, Lowestoft Chronicle, The Riverfront Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and many more. He also makes apps and music, which you can find out more about at:

For more information about the event, contact Bill Thompson at or (309) 298 – 2785 – 6.