Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Ana Božičević ́ & Michael Du Plessis

The Poetic Research Bureau presents...


Saturday, February 16, 2013
Doors open @ 6:30pm, reading @ 7pm

**PLEASE NOTE: CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVITIES will be taking place all day in Chinatown. Some ROADS MAY BE CLOSED and PARKING may be hard to find. Consider parking a few blocks away from Chinatown and walking down to Chung King Road. Or better yet, take the METRO GOLD LINE, which has a stop in Chinatown. Or ARRIVE EARLY and enjoy the festivities before the reading.

The Poetic Research Bureau @ The Public School
951 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA

Ana Božičević ́ was born in Croatia in 1977,and emigrated to New York when she was nineteen. Her debut book of poems, Stars of the Night Commute (Tarpaulin Sky Press), was a finalist for the 2010 Lambda Literary Award. She completed her MFA at Hunter College, and is now a PhD Candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she helps run the Annual Chapbook Festival, Lost&Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and the Transculturations Seminar. Her newest book, Rise In the Fall, is just out from Birds, LLC Press.

Michael Du Plessis teaches comparative literature and English at the University of Southern California. His novel The Memoirs of JonBenet By Kathy Acker was recently published by Les Figues Press. He has written about a wide variety of subjects, from Goth culture to the French fin-de-siecle, and has also performed, amongst other venues, at Highways and at the MAK Center/Shindler House.