CORINA COPP & JOSEPH HARRINGTON
Friday, November 2, 2012
Doors open @ 7pm, reading @ 7:30pm
The Poetic Research Bureau @ The Public School
951 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA
Corina Copp is most recently the author of Pro Magenta/Be Met (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011), with publications forthcoming from Bad Press, Minutes Books, and Trafficker Press. Poetry, performance texts, and critical writing can be found soon or now at The Claudius App, The Cambridge Literary Review, Hi Zero, Boston Review, BOMB, SFMOMA's Open Space, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a performance trilogy based on the works of Marguerite Duras, entitled The Whole Tragedy of the Inability to Love. Part one, SUSANSWERPHONE, was presented this October at the CUNY Graduate Center's three-day PRELUDE.12 Festival. She is a former editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter (2009–11), and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Joseph Harrington is the author of Things Come On (an amneoir) (Wesleyan Poetry 2011), a mixed-genre work relating the twinned narratives of the Watergate scandal and his mother's cancer, which was a Rumpus magazine Poetry Book Club selection; the chapbook Earth Day Suite (Beard of Bees Press 2010 - available as free PDF); and the critical study Poetry and the Public: The Social Form of Modern US Poetics (Wesleyan UP 2002). His creative work also has appeared in BathHouse, 1913: a journal of forms, Hotel Amerika, No Tell Motel, With+Stand, Otoliths, Fact-Simile, and P-Queue, among others; and he has published articles on modernism, political philosophy, and the cultural history of poetry in the U.S., in journals such as Jacket2, American Literary History, and American Literature. He is currently at work on a four-volume mixed-genre and -media account of his mother's life and times. He teaches at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, USA.