Saturday, July 28, 2012

Francesca Lisette & Samuel Solomon

The Poetic Research Bureau presents....

FRANCESCA LISETTE & SAMUEL SOLOMON
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Doors open @ 8pm, reading @ 8:30pm

951 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles, CA

Francesca Lisette holds an MA in Critical Theory from the University of Sussex, where she organised Chlorine Readings in Brighton between 2009 and 2010. Her first book Teens collects work written and published 2007 – 2010 and is available from Mountain Press. Extracts of her work can be found in Better than Language: An Anthology of New Modernist Poetries (Ganzfeld, 2011). An essay on the poetry of Ariana Reines and Lisa Robertson has just been published in the third issue of The Paper Nautilus, a UK magazine devoted to the work of experimental female poets. She is currently working on a project combining poetry and live art entitled sub rosa; or, “The Book of Metaphysics”. She lives and works in London.

Samuel Solomon
 lives in Los Angeles. His poems, essays, and translations have been published or are forthcoming in differences, D├ęcalages, Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry, htmlgiant, Lana Turner, Hi Zero, Inkwell, Five Fingers Review, Lyric Review, and Narrative. His chapbookLife of Riley was released this June from Bad Press and a long excerpt of his work-in-progress, Special Subcommittee, is due out in August from Veer Books' first set of Viersomes.