James Sherry is the author of 12 books of poetry and prose most recently Oops! Environmental Poetics, essays on a new model of environmental culture. His next collection of poetry, Entangled Bank, is forthcoming from Chax Press. He is the publisher of Roof Books and founder of the Segue Foundation in New York City.
Diane Ward's recent published work includes the visual poem "InHouse" in Confluence, edited by Lee Ann Brown, 2012 and "love pivots" in Love Poems, 2014, with Italian translation by Milli Graffi. Roof Books published several collections of her writing beginning in the 1980s. She is currently working on her PhD in Geography at UCLA, focusing on urbanization and conceptions of the human-nature relationship.
Brian Kim Stefans' books include Viva Miscegenation: New Writing (MakeNow, 2013), Kluge: A Meditation and other works (Roof, 2007), What Is Said to the Poet Concerning Flowers (Heretical Texts, 2006), Angry Penguins (Harry Tankoos, 2000), Gulf (Object Editions, 1998) and Free Space Comix (Roof, 1998), Before Starting Over: Selected Interviews and Essays 1994-2005 (Salt Publishing, 2006) and Fashionable Noise: On Digital Poetics (Atelos, 2003). His animated poem "The Dreamlife of Letters" among other works can be viewed at his website arras.net. Recent critical writing include “Conceptual Writing: The L.A. Brand” published by Area Sneaks Sheets, and the series “Third Hand Plays” for the website of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art concerning electronic literature. He is a professor of English at UCLA.
BRIAN KIM STEFANS
& DIANE WARD
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Doors open at 7pm, Reading at 7:30pm
Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA