Tuesday, January 28, 2020

January 31: Kate Ingold, Fred Schmalz, Chad Sweeney

Kate Ingold is a visual artist and poet working in a variety of media, from textiles made from recycled and new materials to stitched and etched drawings on digital photographs, sculptural, video and performative installation, and image/text collage. In her work, she examines issues of disturbance, reparation and collapse, and the nostalgia and regret that can accompany loss. Her chapbook, Dream of Water, was chosen by Harryette Mullen for the Poetry Society of America’s National Chapbook Fellowship and was published in 2008. Kate lives in Los Angeles and has exhibited her work nationally. (http://www.kateingold.com/FlatFile/)

Fred Schmalz is an artist and poet. His first full-length collection, Action in the Orchards (from Nightboat Books in 2019), responds to encounters with dance, music, and visual art. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry, Conduit, A Public Space, and Oversound. He makes art with Susy Bielak in the collective Balas & Wax. (www.fredschmalz.com and www.balasandwax.com)

Chad Sweeney has published six books of poetry, including Little Million Doors (Nightboat Books, winner of the Nigthboat Books Prize), Parable of Hide and Seek (Alice James) and Wolf’s Milk (bilingual Spanish/English, Forklift Books)—as well as two books of translation, most recently Pablo Neruda’s final book, The Call to Destroy Nixon and to Advance the Chilean Revolution (Marick, 2019). Chad is an associate professor of English/Creative Writing at California State University San Bernardino and lives in Redlands with his partner, Jennifer K. Sweeney and their two little boys.

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Friday, January 31, 2020
951 Chung King Rd

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm

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