DODIE BELLAMY & VANESSA PLACE Saturday, December 20 2008 at 5:00pm
@ The Poetic Research Bureau 3702 San Fernando Blvd Glendale, CA 91206
Doors open at 4:30pm Reading starts at 5:00pm
$5 donation requested
Dodie Bellamy's chapbook, Barf Manifesto, is recently out from Ugly Duckling Presse. Other books include Academonia, Pink Steam and The Letters of Mina Harker. Her book Cunt-Ups won the 2002 Firecracker Alternative Book Award for poetry. In January, 2006, she curated an installation of Kathy Acker's clothing for White Columns, New York's oldest alternative art space. She lives in San Francisco with writer Kevin Killian and three cats. She teaches, among other places, in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Antioch, Los Angeles.
Vanessa Place is a writer and lawyer, and co-director of Les Figues Press. She is the author of Dies: A Sentence (Les Figues Press), a 50,000-word, one-sentence prose piece; the post-conceptual novel La Medusa (Fiction Collective 2), and, in collaboration with appropriation poet Robert Fitterman, Notes on Conceptualisms (Ugly Duckling Presse (forthcoming)). Her nonfiction book, The Guilt Project: Rape and Morality will be published by Other Press in 2010.