Monday, March 2, 2020

Sunday, March 8: Alan Bernheimer, Aaron Kunin & Martha Ronk

Alan Bernheimer’s latest collection is From Nature (Cuneiform Press, 2019). Recent work has appeared at Across the Margin and at SFMOMA’s Open Space and in The Equalizer, The Delineator, and Hambone. The Spoonlight Institute was published by Adventures in Poetry in 2009. Born and raised in Manhattan, he has lived in the Bay Area since the 1970s. He produces a portrait gallery of poets reading on flickr and edits Retroscope, a series of literary travel writing from yesteryear at Nowhere magazine. His translation of Philippe Soupault’s memoir, Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism, was published by City Lights in 2016. More information is at The Electronic Poetry Center.

Aaron Kunin is the author of seven books of poetry and prose, including Love Three (Wave Books, 2019), Character as Form (Bloomsbury, 2019) and the collection of poems Cold Genius (Fence, 2014). He lives in California where he works as a literature professor at Pomona College.

Martha Ronk is the author of several collections of poetry, including Silences* (Omnidawn, 2019); Ocular Proof (Omnidawn, 2016); Transfer of Qualities (Omnidawn, 2013); Partially Kept (Nightboat, 2012); Vertigo (Coffee House Press, 2007), which was selected by C. D. Wright as a part of the National Poetry Series; and Desire in LA (University of Georgia Press, 1990). In addition to poetry, she has written a collection of short stories, Glass Grapes: And Other Stories (BOA Editions, 2008); and an ironic memoir, Displeasures of the Table (Green Integer, 2001).

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Sunday afternoon, March 8
Doors open: 1pm
Readings start: 1:30pm

951 Chung King Rd
Chinatown, Los Angeles

Free, open to all. 

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