Allison Carter is the author of A Fixed, Formal Arrangement (Les Figues Press) and Here Versus Elsewhere (Insert Blanc Press) as well as several shorter collections, including Sum Total (Eohippus Labs), All Bodies Are The Same and Have The Same Reactions (Blanc Press), Shadows Are Weather (Horse Less Press), and We All Are Afraid of Repeating Mistakes That I Have Already Made: Breakfast Poems (Dancing Girl Press). Her work has also been included in Fence, Diagram, Conjunctions, and other journals. Allison works as a mental health professional, and brings creative writing workshops and opportunities into mental health settings, including Skid Row and inpatient psychiatric facilities. Allison lives in LA with her fiance and her medium sized dog, Little Cowboy.
Sandra Doller has published four books, two chapbooks, and two collaborations. Her most recent work includes Leave Your Body Behind, forthcoming from Les Figues in May 2015; The Yesterday Project with Ben Doller, forthcoming from Sidebrow in September 2015; and bits of improvised text and performance coming at you all the time. Her other kind of writing focuses on text-image-performance, anti-disciplinarity, and conversations between art forms. Doller completed her MA at University of Chicago and her MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and she is currently an Associate Professor at California State University-San Marcos. The founder & editrice of 1913 Press & 1913 a journal of forms, Doller lives in San Diego and Joshua Tree with man and dogs.
Saturday, March 14 2015
Doors open 7pm, Reading @ 7:30pm
The Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA