Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13: Francesca Capone, Elaine Kahn & Kristin George Bagdanov

The Poetic Research Bureau presents...


Saturday, April 13 2019

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm


Francesca Capone is a visual artist, writer, and textile designer. She is currently represented by Nationale in Portland, OR. Her books Woven Places (Some Other Books, 2018), Text means Tissue (2017), and Weaving Language (2015, information as material 2018) focus on textile poetics. They are available for purchase via Printed Matter, and are available for viewing at the MoMA library. She has exhibited at Whitechapel Gallery in London, LUMA/Westbau in Switzerland, Textile Arts Center in NYC, and 99¢ Plus Gallery in Brooklyn. She has been an artist in residence at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Andrea Zittel's A-Z West. More of her published work can be found at Gauss PDF, Tunica Magazine, and in The New Concrete from Hayward Press. Her academic work includes lectures and workshops at Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design, Reed College, University of Washington, and Alberta College of Art and Design, among others.

Elaine Kahn is the author of Women in Public (City Lights, 2015). Work has appeared in Frieze, Brooklyn Rail, Jubilat, Poetry Foundation, Art Papers, and elsewhere. She received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and teaches at Pomona College and the Poetry Field School. A new book, Romance or The End, is forthcoming from Soft Skull Press.

Kristin George Bagdanov earned her M.F.A. in poetry from Colorado State University and is currently a PhD candidate in English Literature at U.C. Davis. Her poems have recently appeared in Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Puerto Del Sol, and other journals. Her first full-length collection of poetry, Fossils in the Making, was published this spring by Black Ocean. Her chapbook Diurne, which won the 2019 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in summer 2019. She is the poetry editor of Ruminate Magazine. More at or @KristinGeorgeB.

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