Thursday, May 19, 2011

At the PRB, June 4: Peter Richards & Jacqueline Waters

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Jacqueline Waters' new book, One Sleeps the Other Doesn't, will be published by Ugly Duckling Presse in the fall of 2011. Previous publications include A Minute without Danger (Adventures in Poetry), and two chapbooks, The Garden of Eden a College (A Rest Press) and The Saw That Talked (Minutes Books). She edits The Physiocrats, a pamphlet press.


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Peter Richards is the author of Oubliette (Verse Press/Wave Books, 2001), which won the Massachusetts Center for the Book Honors Award; Nude Siren (Verse Press/Wave Books, 2003); and Helsinki (Action Books, 2011). His poems have appeared in Agni, Colorado Review, DENVER QUARTERLY, FENCE, The Yale Review, and other journals. The University of Montana-Missoula's visiting Hugo Poet Spring Semester 2011, Richards has taught at Harvard University, Tufts University, and Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Saturday June 4, 2011

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

Doors open at 7:00pm
Event starts promptly at 8:00pm.

$5 donation requested


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

May 13: Camille Roy, Jen Hofer & Harold Abramowitz

Camille Roy is a writer and performer of fiction, poetry, and plays. Sherwood Forest, a book of poems, is out from Futurepoem in Spring 2011. Her earlier books include Cheap Speech, a play, from Leroy, and Craquer, a fictional autobiography from 2nd Story Books , as well as Swarm (two novellas, Black Star Series), among others. She co-edited Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative with Mary Burger, Robert Gl├╝ck, and Gail Scott (CoachHouse 2005, re-issued 2010). Earlier books include The Rosy Medallions (from Kelsey St Press) and Cold Heaven (plays, from Leslie Scalapino's O Books). Roy has taught creative writing in multiple genres and forms at several institutions, including San Francisco State University, California State University SummerArts, and Naropa.

Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, and urban cyclist. Her most recent books are the homemade chapbook Lead & Tether (Dusie Kollektiv, 2011); Ivory Black, a translation of Negro marfil by Myriam Moscona (Les Figues Press, 2011); a series of anti-war-manifesto poems titled one (Palm Press, 2009); sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a translation from Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2008); The Route, a collaboration with Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2008); and lip wolf, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Sol├│rzano (Action Books, 2007). She teaches at CalArts, Goddard College, and Otis College, and works nationally and locally as a social justice interpreter.

Harold Abramowitz is a writer and editor from Los Angeles. His recent publications include Not Blessed (Les Figues Press), House on a Hill, Part 3 (Slash Pine Press), and House on a Hill, Part 1 (Insert Press, Parrot Series #2). Harold co-edits the short-form literary press eohippus labs (www.eohippuslabs.com). He also writes and edits as part of the collaborative projects SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and UNFO.


Friday May 13, 2011

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

Monday, May 2, 2011

May 6: Christopher Stackhouse & John Keene

Christopher Stackhouse is a writer, curator, and visual artist. He has worked in several media and disciplines including film and video, music recording, theater, painting and drawing. He is the author of Slip (Corollary Press, 2005); and is co-author of image/text collaboration with writer/translator John Keene, Seismosis (1913 press, 2006), which features Stackhouse’s drawings in philosophical discourse with Keene’s texts. His poems have been published in several in literary journals including EOAGH, Octopus, GlitterPony, Aufgabe, Hambone, nocturnes (re)view of literary arts, and The Recluse. Fellowships and awards include Cave Canem Writer Fellow (1997,1999, 2003); Fellow in Poetry, New York Foundation for the Arts (2005); Pocantico Residency at the Marcel Breuer House, Rockefeller Brothers Fund For The Arts (2009). His essays and reviews have appeared in the literary journal American Poet- The Journal of The Academy of American Poets, The Poetry Project Newsletter, A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years Volume 1 Poetry & Non-Fiction; and in arts periodicals Modern Painters, Art In America, and NY Arts Magazine, among other publications. He is an advisory board member at FENCE Magazine, a contributing editor at BOMB Magazine, and a contributing poetry editor at VANITAS Magazine. He has a book of poems forthcoming from Counterpath Press (Denver, CO), and a collection of various texts on art, writing, and culture forthcoming from Sand Paper Press (Key West, FL).

John Keene is the author of Annotations (New Directions) and, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, of the art-text dialogue Seismosis (1913 Press). He has published his poetry, fiction, essays, and translations widely, and has received many honors, including a Whiting Foundation Writers Award and fellowships from the state arts councils of New Jersey and Massachusetts. He divides his time between the northeast and midwest, and teaches at Northwestern University.


Friday, May 6, 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