Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday, Feb 22: Steve Benson, Michael Smoler, Alexis Krasilovsky

Steve Benson lived in Southern California from 1971 to 1976. He’s lived in Surry, Maine, since 1996. He collaborated with Suzanne Stein in 36 improvised public on-line chat messaging performances now collected in Do Your Own Damn Laundry (Gauss.pdf, 2019). Benson co-authored the Grand Piano series of autobiographical essays (Mode A, 2006-10) with nine old friends. What This Is, three new long poems, is forthcoming from Chax Press.

Alexis Krasilovsky is the author of the book Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling (Routledge: NY/London, October 2017) and a novel entitled Sex and the Cyborg Goddess (under the pseudonym Alexis Rafael), which tackles sexual liberation and sexual assault on a college campus, and sexual harassment in the film industry.

Michael Smoler lives in Los Angeles. He is the author of five small-press poetry chapbooks, including most recently, Pieces of Water, from Insert Blanc Press. He studied Writing and Poetics at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020
951 Chung King Road
Chintaown, LA

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm

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