Thursday, November 15, 2018

Saturday, November 17: Kim Calder, Corina Copp & Daniel Owen

The Poetic Research Bureau presents...


Saturday, November 17 2018

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm


Kim Calder co-directs Les Figues Press and is currently a doctoral student at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in The Believer, The Los Angeles Review of Books/LARB Quarterly, ASAP/Journal, and Jacket2. She is currently working on two manuscripts: The Nervous System, an autotheoretical work, and her dissertation, which examines indigenous cosmologies in contemporary American literature in relation to settler colonialism and anti-capitalist resistance.

Corina Copp is the author of The Green Ray (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), Pro Magenta/Be Met (UDP, 2011), and the three-part, ongoing play, The Whole Tragedy of the Inability to Love (Artists Space, Home Alone 2, Dixon Place, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC PRELUDE Festival). More recent performance work has been presented at the CUNY Center for Humanities James Gallery and Sector 2337 (Chicago). Recent criticism has appeared in Frieze, BOMB, Pelt v. 4: Feminist Temporalities (Organism for Poetic Research, NYU); and is forthcoming in Film Quarterly and Outsider Films on America (ed. Shanay Jhaveri, The Shoestring Publisher, 2019). She is pursuing a doctorate in critical studies at the University of Southern California and translating two works by Akerman: the play, Hall de nuit (Night Lobby), and the memoir, Ma mère rit (My Mother Laughs, The Song Cave, 2019).

Daniel Owen is the author of Toot Sweet (United Artists Books, 2015) and Restaurant Samsara (Furniture Press Books, 2018). His translation of Afrizal Malna’s Document Shredding Museum is forthcoming from Reading Sideways Press. His writing has recently appeared in Hyperallergic, The Recluse, The Brooklyn Rail, The Fanzine, Vestiges, and elsewhere. He is a member of the Ugly Duckling Presse editorial collective.

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