Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Mark Nowak

The Poetic Research Bureau presents....

Mark Nowak

Thursday, November 5, 2009 @ 8:00pm

Doors open at 8:00pm
Reading starts at 8:30pm

$5 donation requested

@ The Poetic Research Bureau
3706 San Fernando Blvd
Glendale, CA 91206

Mark Nowak is a poet, social critic, labor activist, and author of, among others, Coal Mountain Elementary and Shut Up Shut Down, a New York Times "Editor's Choice." His work has also been included in Goth: Undead Subculture and American Poets in the 21st Century: the New Poetics. Nowak is "regenerating the rich tradition of working-class literature," encouraging students to engage in all forms of poetry and expression, not just those found in mainstream literature and art. He is also the editor of the journal, XCP: Cross Cultural Poetics.