Hey poets, poet lovers & poetasters --
& Ossian Foley will read
Thank You Rosekind
& The Bushes will perform
-- we need to be done with the music by 10pm
& Karen Rigby
Doors open 7pm
Reading at 7:45pm
Poetic Reseach Bureau @ TELIC Arts
951 Chung King Rd
Chinatown, Los Angeles
Please try to come to one or both events!
Farnoosh Fathi is the author of Great Guns (Canarium Books, 2013). She's the recipient of fellowships and awards from the Poetry Foundation, the Fulbright Program, and the MacDowell Colony, and her poems, translations, and prose have appeared in Boston Review, Fence, Everyday Genius, Poetry, Jacket2, and elsewhere. She lives in Oakland, California.
Ossian Foley's first book, OF: Vol. I, will be published this fall by Ugly Duckling Presse. Ossian attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is now a doctoral student at Florida State University. With James Longley, Ossian edits LVNG Magazine, published by Flood Editions. He lives in Tallahassee, FL and Port Townsend, WA, with his dog, Satchel.
Kristen Gleason is 2013-2014 Grand Tumbler of Mont. Squire. Her poems and fiction can be found online and print at HTML Giant and Versal and R.I.P. Michael Jackson We Love You. She lives in a powdered baby circle of Athens, Georgia.
Michael G. Bauer has performed music throughout the United States with his motivational pop band Thank You Rosekind at spaces such as Human Resources in Los Angeles, Issue Project Room in Brooklyn and WQED studio is Pittsburgh. He studied art at UCLA and is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. Currently, he is pursuing graduate work in Marital Family Therapy, Clinical Art Therapy at Loyola Marymount University.www.
The Bushes is Ry Rocklen & Nick Lowe
Sara Mumolo is the author of Mortar (Omnidawn, 2013) and the Program Manager for the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s College of CA. With Alisa Heinzman she is the co-editor of the chapbook series, Calaveras. She created and curated the Studio One Reading Series in Oakland, CA from 2008-2012 , and Cannibal Books published her chapbook, March, in 2011. Poems have appeared in 1913: a journal of forms, Action Yes, Lana Turner, The Offending Adam, Real Poetik, and Volt,among others. She lives in Oakland, CA.
Karen Rigby was born in 1979 in Panama City, Panama. She is the author of Chinoiserie (2011 Sawtooth Poetry Prize, Ahsahta Press, 2012). Awarded a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, she has been published in venues including Poetry Daily, Washington Square, Field, Black Warrior Review, and New England Review. Her poetry is anthologized in Best New Poets 2008 and The Arcadia Project, among others. In 2013, she participated in the Flying House Project.