Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Saturday, September 22: Emmalea Russo, Pascalle Burton & Katherine Coldiron

The Poetic Research Bureau presents...


Saturday, September 22

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm


Emmalea Russo is an interdisciplinary artist and writer living at the New Jersey coast. Using language, sculpture, and photography, she explores edge spaces in physical environments and human consciousness. She is the author of several chapbooks, most recently in collaboration with Michael Newton, Eternal Apprentice (DoubleCross Press, 2016) and an artist book entitled they (Gauss PDF, 2014). She has performed her iterative slide presentation, Units of Plexiglass, an edit, at Poets House, Ugly Duckling Presse, and Flying Object and she presented a talk on Robert Seydel at the Queens Museum. She has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College and an MFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute. Her first book, G, is forthcoming from Futurepoem in 2018. Her second book, Wave Archive, is forthcoming from BookThug in 2019. She was a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program from 2016-2017.

Pascalle Burton is a poet and performer with an interest in conceptual art and cultural theory. Her collection 'About the Author is Dead' is available from Cordite Books. Projects include UN/SPOOL (with Nathan Shepherdson), 24 Hour Gym (with Tessa Rose), and performing in the band The Stress of Leisure. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies, such as Australian Book Review, Australian Poetry Journal, Clan Analogue, Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry, Overland, Sod and V+L-A=K. For more information, visit https://pascalleburton.wordpress.com/.

Katharine Coldiron's work has appeared in Ms., the Guardian, VIDA, the Kenyon Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, BUST, and elsewhere. She runs an author interview series on Entropy, "Books I Hate (and Also Some I Like)", and her essay "The Girl on the Bike" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the Rumpus. She lives in California and blogs at The Fictator.

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