Monday, March 21, 2011

Friday Fools? : Lisa Fishman & Richard Meier open April @ the PRB

Lisa Fishman lives in Orfordville and Madison, Wisconsin and directs the MFA and BA programs in poetry writing at Columbia College, Chicago. She is the author of four collections of poetry: Current (Parlor Press, 2011), The Happiness Experiment (Ahsahta Press, 2007); Dear, Read (Ahsahta, 2002); The Deep Heart’s Core Is a Suitcase (New Issues Press, 1996), with another, Flowercart, to be published later this spring by Ahsahta Press. at the same time as scattering, a chapbook, was recently published by Albion Books. In Orfordville, she lives on a farm and orchard she and her husband, Henry Morren, started in 1998; in Madison, they live with the poet Richard Meier near the Yahara River. She has a six-year-old son, James Fishman-Morren.

Richard Meier is the author of Terrain Vague, selected by Tomaž Šalamun for the Verse Prize in 2000 and published by Verse Press (now available from Wave Books) and Shelley Gave Jane a Guitar, published by Wave Books in 2006. He is currently collaborating on’s “The Weather at Five O’Clock" with Brandon Shimoda, Jared Stanley, Lisa Fishman, Lucas Farrell, Rick Meier, Sandra Doller, Sara Mumolo. He lives in Chicago and Madison and is writer-in-residence at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI.

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Friday, April 1, 2011 at 7:30pm

The PRB @ The Public School
951 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA

Doors open at 7:00pm
Reading starts at 7:30pm

$5 donation requested